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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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NASA 19h
On our next trip to the Moon, we will take it a step beyond leaving our footprints behind. We will establish a long-term presence on the Moon and eventually, across the solar system. Details: .
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Human Spaceflight Apr 20
Take a virtual tour of the in ! Get down to the Tycho crater, fly above the landing site and move closer to the lunar poles, where scientists believe ice is trapped images
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Alexander Gerst Apr 20
L-47: Before we run experiments in space we collect "baseline data" as a reference point. Second session with helmet at 's astronaut centre with GRASP. Trying to understand how brains process visual input
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Alexander Gerst Apr 20
L-47: Bevor wir Experimente im Weltraum durchführen, sammeln wir auf der Erde „Basisdaten“ zum Vergleich. Hier sammeln wir Daten mit dem Virtual-Reality-Helm während dem GRASP-Experiment im , um zu erforschen wie das menschliche Gehirn visuellen Input verarbeitet
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Jan Böhmermann 🤨 Apr 18
⭐️⭐️⭐️Wie es im Weltraum riecht und ob die Erde, die Sonne und wir in Wirklichkeit nur winzigkleiner Teil eines großen Riesenorganismus sind? 🌍☀️✨ beantwortet alle wichtigen Fragen! ⭐️⭐️⭐️
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Alexander Gerst Apr 18
The most magical place on Earth, imho. I rapelled down in that ice cave a few times. Underneath is a fantastic alien world of blue light and ice crystals the size of hands. And during a blizzard, this place can be more remote than the surface of the moon.
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Alexander Gerst Apr 17
Many thanks , Frank , and the entire team for the support yesterday!
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Alexander Gerst Apr 17
Vielen Dank & für die netten Grüße! Wir freuen uns sehr über die Unterstützg der Bundesregierung. Sehr wichtig in dieser Zeit des Aufbruchs, in der es für unser Land gilt, sich in der Raumfahrt bei den neuen internat. Projekten gut aufzustellen
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ESA auf Deutsch Apr 16
Guten Morgen von in ! Heute ab 10:30 h gibt seine letzte Pressekonf. in Europa zur anstehenden -Mission auf der ! Wir streamen das Programm live im Netz (DE/EN): cc
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ESA Astronaut Centre Apr 16
Today at 10h30 CET will talk about his mission Horizons during the last press conference before his launch at . Watch live here:
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Alexander Gerst Apr 14
Hunting Earthly thunderstorms from space, because we haven’t understood them yet. My buddy did this with a camera during his mission, check out his video: Spooky: some flashes are so bright, they even light up the surface of !
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NASA Apr 13
Give us 90 seconds and we'll show you how the International helps us extend humanity into deep space. Watch:
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Alexander Gerst Apr 14
Incredible! Imagine standing there and seeing that with your own eyes.
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ASE Apr 13
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Alexander Gerst Apr 13
Take care guys! And thanks for the great job!
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ESA auf Deutsch Apr 13
Im Juni fliegt als Kommandant zur . Alle Hintergründe zur Mission gibt es in unserer neuen Broschüre 2018 / Bild:
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Alexander Gerst Apr 13
Danke & Publikum, hat wirklich Spaß gemacht! Kann ich noch etwas mehr von dem Burger-in-der-Tube haben?
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Alexander Gerst Apr 12
In 10.000 years, if humans still exist, this moment will appear as significant as the first fish leaving the ocean.
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Human Spaceflight Apr 12
New mission, new . Today is a good day to share this overview of 's second spaceflight to the . Images link to videos too! [PDF link] 👨‍🚀
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Human Spaceflight Apr 12
Here's 's impression when he first saw Earth from space in 2014, travelling with and in a .
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