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ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers’ tour of the International Space Station
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- Title ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers’ tour of the International Space Station
- Released: 13/08/2012
- Length 00:55:34
- Language English
- Footage Type Interior Shot
- Copyright ESA/NASA
ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers invites you to follow a guided tour of the complete International Space Station. Andre himself is the tour guide during this unique visit to the Station.
In the space of one hour Andre shows every module of the International Space Station and explains the ins and outs of living in the largest laboratory in space. This video gives a wonderful glimpse of how life is for an astronautliving in the Station. From science and maintenance to operating robotic arms and finding lost equipment, Andre takes you from the Japanese research module via the Station's cellar and 'garden' to the Russian segment, ending his tour with breath-taking views of Earth from the European-built Cupola observation module.
This video was recorded during the end of ESA's PromISSe mission. Andre spent a total of 193 days in space before returning to Earth on 1 July 2012.