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The SpaceX rocket took off successfully

The SpaceX rocket took off successfully

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The SpaceX Crew Dragon rocket launched successfully on Friday, April 23rd. On board, he took four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), among them Frenchman Thomas Pesquet.

This is the special group’s third mission since the United States resumed manned flights into space.

On board the International Space Station, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who will conduct hundreds of scientific and technological experiments over the next six months. In all, there are 232 challenges, including Use Edible packaging. “It might sound fictional, but it will reduce the trash on the International Space Station.” And who knows the future on planet Earth.

The other important moments of this mission will be the space exits to install new solar panels to improve the station’s electrical system. The French astronaut indicated in an interview with RFI and France 24 that one of the main goals of the missions on the International Space Station is to advance the space invasion, helping to develop technology for humans to return to the moon and reach Mars.

Relatives of the astronauts accompanying the departure in Florida include Thomas Pesquet’s companion, Anne Mottet, who told RFI that everything went as planned. “It was amazing. I’m still experiencing this moment because we can follow it closely. I don’t know if the pictures on TV live up to the show we just saw here … because it was cool. It was a more impressive show than I could have imagined,” She described Anne Mottet.

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“We managed to see him and he looks fine. We are calm. They are focused and now they are already thinking about the actions and messages that they will send and the adventure has already begun for him,” is over.

The French astronaut is the European representative for adventure, and was nicknamed by the European Space Agency (ESA) “Alpha”. Over the six months of the mission, the French astronaut will share daily life in space with RFI listeners, and send records filmed with the mission’s most exciting moments. People are asked Accompaniment and help you feel less lonely.

The mission was scheduled for Thursday, April 22, but the departure was postponed due to bad weather today, from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

“It looks like the weather wants to cooperate, so we’ll try to take off tomorrow !!!”Thomas Pesquet wrote on Twitter on Thursday, April 22nd. “Our friends on the International Space Station are waiting for us and we don’t want to be late, they’ve prepared my room and made my bed recently.”, The astronaut added.


On board, European astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who is the fourth European to pilot the station and the first to fly a SpaceX Crew Dragon rocket, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbro and Megan MacArthur and Japanese astronaut Jaksa Akihiko Hoshid, is on the six-month mission.

Thomas Pescet in an interview with Radio France Internationale (RFI) and France 24 © RFI France 24