During ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst?s second mission to the International Space Station he supported over 60 European experiments and became Europe?s second ever Space Station Commander. This clip shares a few highlights from Alexander?s Horizons mission and gives a glimpse into life on the Station.
Alexander was launched to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 6 June 2018. He travelled to the Station with NASA astronaut Serena Au??n-Chancellor and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev in a Russian Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft, spent just over six months in orbit and returned to Earth on 20 December 2018.
Watch this journey from launch to landing for a snapshot of memorable moments.
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