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Contact – Luca’s Soyuz meets International Space Station
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- Title Contact – Luca’s Soyuz meets International Space Station
- Date of Production 28/05/2013
- Length 00:02:11
- Language English
- Footage Type TV Exchanges
- Copyright ESA
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and his crewmates NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and Russian commander Fyodor Yurchikhin ended their six-hour space voyage when they arrived at the International Space Station at 02:10 GMT on 29 May.
They were welcomed to the orbital outpost by the crew already onboard: cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov, Alexander Misurkin and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy.
The Volare mission will see Luca involved in over 20 scientific experiments two spacecraft dockings and two spacewalks.