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Six months in space for Andre Kuipers / / 29-06-2012
28 June 2012
European Space Agency (ESA)
This 1 July the ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers will come back to Earth and land in the steppes of Kazakhstan aboard a Soyuz capsule.
This will mark the end of "PromISSe", the 4th ESA long duration mission and more than six months stay for the Dutch astronaut in the International Space Station.
This Video recalls the different aspects of this mission with new images of the astronauts working in space.
For more info on this subject please check the script that is online as a DOC file under :
A WMV preview clip is online under :
More background information can be found on http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/PromISSe/index.html.
The MPEG-2 files are on the ESA ftp server in the folder entitled :
Eutelsat 9A at 9°E, transponder 59, downlink frequency 11900.1 horizontally polarised, symbol rate 27,500 FEC 2/3.