The unlikely achievement comes after he played a set from the International Space Station's Columbus module, this week. Luca Parmitano will bring a universe of educational activities down to Earth. Koch landed from the space station with Alexander Skvortsov and Luca Parmitano. Luca Parmitano's blog Cargo and science – Luca Parmitano The arrival of ATV-4 has changed the pace of life that I’d gotten used to, because transferring cargo is now one of our highest priority activities, especially for certain ‘payloads’ (they’re called ‘payloads’ because they are paid cargo, as … European Astro Pi Challenge Astro Pi uses two credit card-sized computers

Christina Koch did not set out to break records on her first spaceflight, but with her return to Earth after nearly a year in orbit, her mission is now one for the history books. Water fills the empty spacesuit helmet of Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano in an Aug. 27, 2013 test of the faulty spacewalking gear, which forced NASA to abort a July 16 spacewalk for safety reasons. Astronaut and station commander Luca Parmitano is tethered to the International Space Station while finalizing thermal repairs on the AMS. Media caption Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano played a DJ set from space to clubbers on Earth. Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano has become the first DJ in orbit. The astronaut will encourage the study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics among the next generation of explorers, and also promote a healthy lifestyle. Yes these gigs really did happen.

In fact, just today (Aug. 27, 2013) Chris Cassidy and Luca Parmitano managed to recreate the water leak that terminated EVA-23: Robotics, Science and Spacesuit Tests Aboard Station - Aug. 27, 2013 : Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy, along with Parmitano, performed a checkout of the spacesuit that Parmitano wore during a July 16 spacewalk that was cut short when its helmet began to fill with water. Luca Parmitano: “I had water in my nose… no one could hear me” by Gemma Lavender , 16 May 2014 Italy’s first spacewalker, Luca Parmitano, tells us how his …