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Video replay: ESA selects new European astronauts

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A replay of the presentation of six new European astronauts at ESA Headquarters on 20 May 2009. They were introduced by Jean-Jacques Dordain, ESA Director General, and Simonetta Di Pippo, ESA Director of Human Spaceflight.

The six new European astronauts are:

1. Samantha Cristoforetti, Italian
2. Alexander Gerst, German
3. Andreas Mogensen, Danish
4. Luca Parmitano, Italian
5. Timothy Peake, British
6. Thomas Pesquet, French


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