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Space travel vital to our survival

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#1    Waspie_Dwarf

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Posted 24 January 2014 - 04:53 PM

Space travel vital to our survival, says UK astronaut


www.bbc.co.uk said:

The British astronaut who is set to go into space next year has said that learning how to live and work in space will be essential to the survival of our species.

He is due to spend six months on the International Space Station next year.

Major Peake is currently undergoing intensive training in Germany to prepare for the mission.

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Posted 24 January 2014 - 05:36 PM

"Major Peake is currently undergoing intensive training in Germany to prepare for the mission. He will travel on a Soyuz rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and could eat a meal chosen by the public."

Dang furriners taking over US space. ;)

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 02:54 PM

View PostXynoplas, on 24 January 2014 - 05:36 PM, said:

Dang furriners taking over US space. ;)

Damn American's taking over Europe's space. The Russians got there first and Russia is in Europe. :)

Your move.

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