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Samantha Cristoforetti first European woman to command Iss
Third in the world in orbit with Space Station
There is always a first time in all things and the one that concerned today, Friday 28 May 2021, astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti fills Italian country with pride. Cristoforetti will in fact be the first woman of European nationality to command the ISS, the International Space Station. It is not a world first, given that it was preceded by two American women, but the news is arousing great emotion...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency