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Alexander Gerst, just before the dive
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German astronaut candidate Alexander Gerst, ready to dive under the water in the pool at the European Astronaut Centre, EAC. Once submerged, several hours of training under weightlessness conditions lie ahead.
Video: A simulated trip into space (MPEG-4, low-res, 4:58 min.)
Video: A simulated trip into space (MPEG-4, high-res, 4:58 min.)
European Astronaut Centre (EAC)
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