(A German version of this interview is available here: https://youtu.be/Rhv-6TXTSX4)
Just hours after returning from his Horizons mission on the International Space Station, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst gives a short interview at the German Aerospace Centre?s ?:envihab? facility in Cologne, Germany.
Alexander returned to Earth alongside crew mates Serena Au??n-Chancellor and Sergei Prokopyev on 20 December 2018 in the same Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft that flew them to the Station on 6 June 2018.
The trio?s landing in the Kazakh steppe marked the successful conclusion of over six months in space during which Alexander conducted over 60 European experiments, became the second ever European commander of the International Space Station, welcomed six resupply vehicles, installed the first commercial facility for research in the Columbus laboratory, delivered an important message on climate change for leaders at the COP24 climate change conference, captured real-time footage of a Soyuz launch abort and much, much more.
#Horizons was Alexander?s second mission to the International Space Station ? the first was Blue Dot in 2014.
Now back in Cologne, Alexander will take his time to readapt to Earth?s gravity supported by ESA?s team of space medicine experts. He will also continue to provide ground-based data for researchers to support experiments performed in space.
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