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Universal Declaration of Human Rights inside Columbus
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- Title Universal Declaration of Human Rights inside Columbus
- Released 08/04/2009 2:47 pm
- Copyright NASA
International Space Station Expedition-18 crew Sandra Magnus, Mike Fincke and Yury Lonchakov display the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the European Columbus laboratory. The documents were carried into space on Space ShuttleEndeavouron 15 November 2008. The launch of the Declaration was part of year-long celebrations to mark 60 years since the Declaration was adopted by the UN General Assembly at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, France. Protected in space-proof packaging, the Declaration reached the Station whenEndeavourdocked with the orbital outpost on 16 November. It is stored permanently in Columbus.