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A gift from the astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti to the Tunisian Association of Young Astronomers_TAYA

Samantha Cristoforetti 

She 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. Time in space : 199d 16h 42min