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Alexander Gerst
European of German nationality, astronaut, geophysicist, volcanologist & explorer. Training to return to ISS as Commander in 2018.
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ESA Feb 19
Our : these enticing mountains in 's rings would challenge even skilled
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ESA auf Deutsch Feb 19
zum Anfassen & Mitbasteln? Das geht bei den in 31. März-2. April in der . Dort kann man auch das russische -Shuttle, -Raketenmodelle, , -Ausrüstung, etc bewundern
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РОСКОСМОС Feb 19
: если бы до Луны было 400 км, как до орбиты Международной космической станции // : if the Moon were at the same distance as the International Space Station.
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Alexander Gerst Feb 18
Nice try. But THIS is a space hair cut: ;)
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Alexander Gerst Feb 18
Nice try. But THIS is a space hair cut: ;)
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Aviationdaily✈️الطيران يوميآ Feb 18
What a beautiful company 👍🏻
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Alexander Gerst Feb 17
In Houston we currently train how to extinguish fires on the US/Japanese/European segment of . For most fires, we actually have a decent chance of extinguishing it, so we don't need to evacuate. -- Notfalltraining, wie man Feuer auf der ISS loescht.
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Alexander Gerst Feb 17
Putting on a space suit while wearing an ammonia mask. Not the best day on . Luckily just an emergency simulation. Great team building in any case. I suggest to put that exercise on the curriculum of business management courses... ;)
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Alexander Gerst Feb 17
Evacuating ISS in case of a bad fire. This is one of the hardest trainings we go through. Thanks to for the photos! -- Evakuierung der im Falle eines schlimmen Feuers. Eines der haertesten Trainings, da wenig Zeit, schlechte Sicht, und stundenlang keine Kuehlung.
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ISS Research Feb 16
This week, crew members aboard the captured images of Typhoon Gita, near the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, as a part of the Tropical Cyclone investigation. Find out more about what the crew was up to this week:
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Anton Shkaplerov Feb 16
до 1960-х годов оно считалось четвертым по величине озером в мире, однако сегодня уровень моря катастрофически низок... // The from space. Formerly one of the four largest lakes in the world, the Aral Sea has been steadily shrinking since the 1960s.
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Scott D. Tingle Feb 16
Sunrise over the South Pacific.
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Alexander Gerst Feb 16
Can’t wait to leave the planet with these guys for a while!
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Alexander Gerst Feb 15
Wenn man als Astronaut seinen Missionsnamen auf einem Kuchen lesen kann, ist das ein recht gutes Zeichen. — If as a astronaut you can read your mission name on a cake, that’s typically a good sign.
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Alexander Gerst Feb 15
Sergey und üben schonmal, mich bei Bedarf vor die Tür zu schicken (erinnert mich an meine Schulzeit;) — Sergey and practicing to send me out to open space for a while.
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Alexander Gerst Feb 14
Replying to @chitownchica @esa
And did ya?
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Human Spaceflight Feb 14
. on space food: "I missed salads during my first mission on the . Cheese is good as gold up there." 🥗🧀 What would you miss the most?
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Human Spaceflight Feb 14
Tricky question from a nine-year-old: what is your favourite experiment? : Around 300 experiments will be carried out during our mission in space. It is as difficult as answering the question "Who do you love more, your mum or dad?"
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ESA Feb 14
Tune in tonight as and crewmates talk to media about their upcoming mission to . LIVE from Houston at 20:00 CET
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ISS Research Feb 11
We're celebrating ! Hear from women around the world as they share inspiration from their work in and space. Watch below, or on Instagram.
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