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Another italian pilot into space
Rome, Italy - He will be Roberto Vittori, Esa member
Roberto Vittori is coming from Viterbo and is 38 years old; he will become the second italian astronaut after Umberto Guidoni. Vittori passed the severe Esa selection tests in 1998 and will arrive on the space station Alpha on board a russian space shuttle Soyuz. The launch will be performed on the Bajkonur spaceport, Khazakistan. The flight is planned on April, 25th. As Asi president explained,...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency