“Lives, hopes, dreams…in ashes.”

There is no Planet B

Non esiste un pianeta B

Планеты Б нет

惑星Bはありません

没有行星B

Es gibt keinen Planeten B

Il n’y a pas de planète B


Imagery from ‘Our Space Station’ (the ISS), on its mission to document changes to our planet and our planet’s eco-system over time.

2269020C-A0D3-4324-93F9-9AD38F98713B.jpeg“Una immensa nube di cenere copre l’Australia mentre voliamo verso il tramonto.” – Cmdr Parmitano

An immense ash cloud covers Australia as we fly toward the sunset..” –  Cmdr Parmitano

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3654CAB5-E329-4EBC-B9BA-CB495C910B40Commander Luca Parmitano (ESA) of ‘Our Space Station’ (ISS) commenting on the devastating Australian fires ravaging the subcontinent.

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Il colonnello Parmitano fa parte dell’aeronautica militare italiana e un astronauta dell’Agenzia spaziale europea. Ha registrato più di 2000 ore di volo, è qualificato su oltre 20 tipi di aerei militari (sia ad ala fissa che ad ala rotante) e ha pilotato oltre 40 tipi di aeromobili.

Dopo il completamento della formazione di pilota universitario nel 2001, Parmitano ha pilotato l’aeromobile AMX con il 13 ° squadrone, la 32a ala ad Amendola, in Italia, dal 2001 al 2007. Durante quel periodo, ha ottenuto tutte le qualifiche su quell’aereo, incluso Combat Ready, Four Ship Leader e comandante della missione / leader del pacchetto.

All’interno del tredicesimo squadrone, è stato capo della sezione di addestramento e comandante del 76 ° volo. Era anche il 32 ° Wing Electronic Warfare Officer (EWO).

Nel 2007, è stato selezionato dall’Aeronautica Militare Italiana per diventare pilota collaudatore e si è qualificato come pilota sperimentale sperimentale presso EPNER, la scuola pilota di prova francese di Istres.


Colonel Parmitano is in the Italian Air Force and an Astronaut of the European Space Agency.  He has logged more than 2000 hours flying time, is qualified on more than 20 types of military aircraft (both fixed-wing and rotary-wing) and has flown over 40 types of aircraft.

Following completion of undergraduate pilot training in 2001, Parmitano flew the AMX aircraft with the 13th Squadron, 32nd Wing in Amendola, Italy, from 2001 to 2007. During that time, he obtained all the qualifications on that aircraft, including Combat Ready, Four Ship Leader, and Mission Commander/Package Leader.

Within the 13th Squadron, he served as Chief of Training Section and Commander of the 76th Flight. He was also the 32nd Wing Electronic Warfare Officer (EWO).

In 2007, he was selected by the Italian Air Force to become a test pilot and qualified as Experimental Test Pilot at EPNER, the French test pilot school in Istres.



 

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