- Press Release
- Dec 5, 2022
Video: ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano in training at Star City
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano from Italy is the first of Europe’s new generation of astronauts scheduled to fly into space. He’ll soon be making a long-duration stay onboard the International Space Station, launching from Baikonur end of may in a Russian Soyuz capsule with two fellow crew members. His preparation for this mission has involved training with the Station’s international partners, including a stint at Star City near Moscow – where, at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre, he’s gained experience on full-scale mockups of the Soyuz capsule and the Russan segment of the International Space Station. This A & B-roll shows Mission training at Star City with interviews of Luca Parmitano in English, Italian and French.