Samantha Cristoforetti

European Space Agency

Nationality : Italian

Date Of Birth : April 26, 1977 00:00

Status : Active


Astronaut Biography

Samantha Cristoforetti (born 26 April 1977 in Milan) is an Italian European Space Agency astronaut, Italian Air Force pilot and engineer. She holds the record for the longest uninterrupted spaceflight of a European astronaut (199 days, 16 hours), and until June 2017 held the record for the longest single space flight by a woman until this was broken by Peggy Whitson. She is also the first Italian woman in space. Samantha Cristoforetti is also known as the first person who brewed an espresso in space.

Samantha Cristoforetti's Launches

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Crew-4

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