She has another record: the first espresso coffee in space, but this is probably less important…
Her CV is impressive: she dedicated her entire life to pursue this career. As part of her preparation, she studied in 5 different countries. In the process, Cristoforetti became a polyglot, fluent in Italian, English, German, French and Russian.
Samantha is the face of the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI). Yes, Italy has a spacial agency with an important programs and missions. Its motto?
The road to space through Italy
So, do you want to be an astronaut? Study Italian or…
… Vulcan 🙂
Live long and prosper!