Cristoforetti honors Molise from the International Space Station

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti gives us a great picture from the International Space Station (ISS). In the photo there is Molise and part of central – southern Italy. The photo, by Salvatore Seroto, was taken last June 12 by Cristoforetti, The first Italian woman on the European Space Agency’s crew Which is doing its second space mission.

Eight years after the start of the Futura Asi mission, the Italian astronaut returns to space as a hero on the European Space Agency’s Minerva mission.

It’s news in these hours that Cristoforetti on July 21, 2022, 10 a.m. in Wahington, 4 p.m. Italian, will conduct a seven-hour “spacewalk.” The date was revealed by NASA in an official note. In space with Cristoforetti, who will be venturing into an EVA in the Russian Orlan suit, will be cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev, commander of the Russian mission currently underway at the International Space Station (ISS).

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