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Ceremony marking the completion of ESA's new astronauts Basic Training
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- Title Ceremony marking the completion of ESA's new astronauts Basic Training
- Released 22/11/2010 5:37 pm
- Copyright ESA - S. Corvaja, 2010
ESA's new astronauts received their awards after completing their Basic Training and were named officially as 'astronauts' in a ceremony held at the European Astronaut Centre (EAC) in Cologne, Germany, on Monday 22 November 2010.
On the photo (from left to right): Jean-Jacques Dordain (ESA's Director General), Thomas Pesquet, Luca Parmitano, Alexander Gerst, Samantha Cristoforetti, Simonetta Di Pippo (Director of Human Spaceflight), Andreas Mogensen, Timothy Peake and Michel Tognini (Director of the European Astronaut Centre).