Luca Parmitano

Astronaut

1976 –

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Who is Luca Parmitano?

Luca Parmitano is an Italian astronaut in the European Astronaut Corps for the European Space Agency. The astronauts work on missions at the International Space Station. He was selected as an ESA astronaut in May 2009. Parmitano is also a Major and pilot for the Italian Air Force. Parmitano is the youngest astronaut to undertake a long-duration mission, at 36 years and eight months old on the launch day of his mission.

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Born
Sep 27, 1976
Paternò
Profession
Education
  • Accademia Aeronautica
  • Institut supérieur de l'aéronautique et de l'espace

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on July 23, 2013

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