About André Kuipers

Astronaut & doctor

André Kuipers flew two space missions and spent a total of 204 days in space. Andrés new mission is to inspire young and old alike with his unique experiences.

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The astronaut

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André Kuipers saw our Earth from a unique vantage point. During two missions he spent 204 days in space.

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The ambassador

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After his first mission, André Kuipers took up charitable work. Here you can read all about his foundation and the charities he supports.

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The speaker

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On stage, André takes his audience along for the ride of a lifetime with his inspiring stories about space. Book André for your event.

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Twitter updates @astro_andre

RT @CassiniSaturn: The gap between Saturn and its rings is no longer unexplored space – and we're going back 21 times. #GrandFinale! https:…

RT @CassiniSaturn: We did it! Cassini is in contact with Earth and sending back data after a successful dive through the gap between Saturn…

RT @CassiniSaturn: Ground controllers have detected our carrier signal: Cassini is starting to phone home! Waiting for telemetry and spacec…