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German Chosen For Six-Month ISS Mission
September 26, 2011
European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst of Germany will spend six months on the ISS following a May 2014 liftoff aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. The 35-year-old geophysicist will become the sixth European to carry out a long-duration spaceflight, according to Thomas Reiter, ESA's director...
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