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And just when we were at the end of our design process there was the news that the Italian government and the U.S. government had signed an agreement to fly the first Italian astronaut on that flight.

 
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Umberto Guidoni
Umberto Guidoni
  • Born: August 18, 1954
  • Nationality: Italian
  • Profession: Astronaut

Umberto Guidoni is an Italian astrophysicist, science writer and a former ESA astronaut, being the first European to visit the International Space Station. He is a veteran of two NASA space shuttle missions. He was also a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2004 to 2009, elected within the Party of Italian Communists.