Samantha Cristoforetti, 37, (pictured) will launch into space from a facility in Kazakhstan this Sunday, where she will join Russian Elena Serova, who has been in orbit since September. Samantha Cristoforetti.

In space. Samantha Cristoforetti (born April 26, 1977) is an Italian European Space Agency astronaut, Italian Air Force pilot an engineer. A memento for my husband.jpg 2,500 × 1,663; 694 KB.

Kelly's identical twin brother, Mark Kelly, is also a retired astronaut. Samantha Cristoforetti Wiki: Salary, Married, Wedding, Spouse, Family Samantha Cristoforetti (born April 26, 1977 in Milan, Italy) is the third woman astronaut in the European Space Agency, and the first Italian woman astronaut.

Samantha Cristoforetti (born 26 April 1977, in Milan) is an Italian European Space Agency astronaut, Italian Air Force pilot and engineer. Simply made. 502K likes. She is scheduled to be a part of Expedition 42/43 aboard the International Space Station. She holds the record for the longest uninterrupted spaceflight of a European astronaut (199 days, 16 hours), and until June 2017 held the record for the longest single space flight by a woman until this was broken by Peggy Whitson. Samantha Cristoforetti is an Italian astronaut who has been singled out by … 

Flight engineer on the International Space Station for Expedition 42/43. Samantha Cristoforetti.

She is the first Italian woman in space and holds the record for the woman with more time in space with 199 days and 16 hours.

On 12 ... :36 pm EDT, and the crew joined the Expedition 43 crew of commander Terry Virts and flight engineers Anton Shkaplerov and Samantha Cristoforetti. European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this photo from the International Space Station to pay tribute to "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy, who died Feb. 27, 2015.

European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took this photo from the International Space Station to pay tribute to "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy, who died Feb. 27, 2015. Samantha Cristoforetti.

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'Walking feels like lifting tree trunks': astronaut returns after 200 days in space The astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has broken the record for the longest space mission in history by a woman.
Scott Kelly retired from NASA in 2016. Flight engineer on the International Space Station for Expedition 42/43. JFW - Just for Women Recommended for you This is the official Facebook page of ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. Catherine Coleman with flutes floating in space.jpg 4,288 × 2,848; 1.24 MB.


This is the official Facebook page of ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. Inside the Cupola at night 2013-03-15.jpg 1,024 × 681; 149 KB. This is the official Facebook page of ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti.