Date: Tue, Apr 08, 2014 | 06:30 - 06:45 GMT | 08:30 - 08:45 CEST
Replay: Tue, Apr 08, 2014 | 15:00 - 15:15 GMT | 17:00 - 17:15 CEST
Type: ESA TV Exchange
ESA astronauts have to train with all International Space Station partners: everybody has seen them training in Star city in Russia or in Houston, in the US but they also have to go to Japan during the preparation of their mission.
ESA astronauts Alexander Gerst and Samantha Cristoforetti were recently in Tsukuba, at the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Centre.
More information at: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight
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Satellite Parameters: Eutelsat 9A at 9 degrees E, transponder 59, downlink frequency 11900.1 horizontally polarised, symbol rate 27,500 FEC 2/3.