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European Space Agency astronaut, 204 days in space for mission DELTA (2004) & Expedition 30/31 (2011/12)

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Joined Twitter 3/15/11


CAPCOM: "Apollo 12, Houston. Try SCE to AUXILIARY. Over." Conrad: "NCE to AUXILIARY - -" Conrad (onboard): "What th… https://t.co/vn7IlOFwLy
Retweeted by André KuipersConrad: "I got three fuel cell lights, an AC bus light; a fuel cell disconnect, AC bus overload 1 and 2, main bus A… https://t.co/UjMA3oxYA2
Retweeted by André KuipersConrad: "Okay, we just lost the platform, gang. I don't know what happened here; we had everything in the world dro… https://t.co/WrA4l9hIQ9
Retweeted by André Kuipers[onboard] Gordon: "I lost a whole bunch of stuff; I don't know - -" Conrad: "Turn off the buses." Bean: "There's no… https://t.co/4svffer9tO
Retweeted by André Kuipers[onboard voice] Gordon: "What the hell was that?" #Apollo12 #Apollo50
Retweeted by André Kuipers5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0... Lift-off 50 years ago, #Apollo12 was struck by lightning twice, seconds after launch. A fligh… https://t.co/eU2JF6jub4
Retweeted by André Kuipers[onboard] Conrad: "I think we got hit by lightning." Gordon and Bean: "I do, too." #Apollo12 #Apollo50
Retweeted by André KuipersIn the 1930s women were terrified of having freckles on their skin. In this treatment, doctors used carbon dioxide… https://t.co/5QgvImM7bl
Retweeted by André KuipersHappy Birthday Fred Haise, 86 Today! An American former NASA astronaut, fighter pilot with the U.S. Marine Corps a… https://t.co/ucY6Z3oGYP
Retweeted by André Kuipers#OTD 50 years ago today, my dear friends Alan, Pete and Dick lifted off on #Apollo12 to further explore the moon th… https://t.co/vb6vGCkEhL
Retweeted by André KuipersThe popular tourist destination was struck by an exceptionally high tide, which peaked at 187 centimeters (73.6 inc… https://t.co/yXkNXXEP43
Retweeted by André KuipersThere may be a wormhole in the center of our galaxy -- and scientists have an idea on how to detect it, @overbye re… https://t.co/ogpe8RjMHA
Retweeted by André KuipersOn this day in 1962 Dutch destroyer HNLMS Overijssel left former Netherlands New Guinea. It marked the end of more… https://t.co/QeL5FO4TiI
Retweeted by André Kuipers50 years ago #OTD Drizzle and with ominous thunderstorms, Apollo 12 mission is remembered for surviving two lightni… https://t.co/GF2Limvo3H
Retweeted by André KuipersEen bijzondere dag vandaag: 4 kikvorsmannen van het @korpsmariniers ontvangen vandaag een Kruis van Verdienste voor… https://t.co/vp3h85k5FG
Retweeted by André KuipersNovember 14, 1930: Born on this day, astronaut Edward H. White II, who on June 3, 1965, he became the first America… https://t.co/L8P0IVGL0J
Retweeted by André KuipersWith the #Apollo12 launch just hours away, a pre-launch breakfast for Astronauts Pete Conrad, Al Bean, and Richard… https://t.co/qTmZjGYq7W
Retweeted by André Kuipers#WWII 14 November 1941: The British carrier Ark Royal, within 25 miles of Gibraltar, damaged by U-boat attack, is abandoned to sink.
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11/14
2019
Ozone hole closing https://t.co/jymWC4OKR5
Retweeted by André KuipersWhy do all the pictures you take underwater look blandly blue-green? The answer has to do with how light travels th… https://t.co/8oozu278Ci
Retweeted by André KuipersIn de @volkskrant stond in oktober een interview met @astro_andre waarin hij zei ‘ Mensen die nooit onder water kij… https://t.co/hC8aIIiQbD
Retweeted by André KuipersMooie aanleiding om weer eens te kijken wat de tijdlijn van ons universum is. https://t.co/LJLaK72K7t https://t.co/8h8E7zCaiB
11/13
2019
Welcome to the feast in the deep.🦀 Here, many different scavengers gather to enjoy a dead tuna carcass. Giant isopo… https://t.co/E3r56bUZS5
Retweeted by André Kuipers#Space_History: #OTD in 1966, the #Gemini12 mission launched. Crewed by #BuzzAldrin(#Apollo11) & #JimLovell(Apoll… https://t.co/9PMGDAoZUD
Retweeted by André KuipersToday, we'll be mostly listening to the #Rosetta album by #Vangelis @ElsewDotCom. The track Rosetta's Waltz feature… https://t.co/bqzLxFdNvb
Retweeted by André Kuipers“It potentially threatens the science of astronomy itself.” https://t.co/b3RQ6Wy8xS
Retweeted by André KuipersGreat to go underground & visit the Large Hadron Collider again at @CERN today, as part of an @EIROforum meeting. T… https://t.co/pqWgWnp7Ki
Retweeted by André Kuipers15:34 UTC #OTD five years ago. #Philae touches down on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as part of @esa's #Rosettahttps://t.co/QxH3BfzbLS
Retweeted by André KuipersWil jij (voor even) astronaut zijn? Ga samen met @astro_andre en mij op een waanzinnige reis naar de ruimte! Space… https://t.co/3WuHPy9o7v
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11/12
2019
@PenguinGalaxy A total eclipse of the Sun will occur during a transit of Venus in the year 15232. And there will be… https://t.co/KhyGmt0KRP
Retweeted by André Kuipers @miauwzie @suuske76 Voor een driejarige is dit leuk. Er is ook Space Academy Live, maar dat is vanaf 6. Veel plez… https://t.co/PbZrihqxPs @JacqRenders ..... Maar je kan na een paar rondjes bijvoorbeeld wel zien dat de zon lager gaat schijnen over bijvoo… https://t.co/lqcjZi1KMv @JacqRenders .... Wij draaien in het ruimtestation zelf ook heel hard rond onze planeet, om in een baan te kunnen b… https://t.co/KFpr9OJbpE @JacqRenders Leuke vraag. De aarde draait best snel. Als je op de evenaar staat ga je al met 500 meter per seconde… https://t.co/MTrL1IP8Iu
11/11
2019
@miauwzie @suuske76 5 delen alweer (maan, Mars, mooie Aarde, hoe word je astronaut en transport, voor de kinderboek… https://t.co/g3RFmg8J0m
11/10
2019
Billions of good wishes to you and yours this #CarlSaganDay! As a visiting scientist at JPL, Sagan worked on many… https://t.co/7xEwviTbgi
Retweeted by André KuipersCarl Sagan, born on this day in 1934: "The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean." https://t.co/dDf2XKQwMJ
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11/9
2019
@Space_Station @astro_tim @ESA_de @esa @ESA_History @ISS_Research @cities4tnight @pmisson @ESA_EO The yellow lights… https://t.co/4LYstJsa4e
Retweeted by André KuipersOn this very day: exactly 100 years ago Albert Einstein and his Theory of Relativity became instantly world famous… https://t.co/cPUT97itpF
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11/8
2019
Footage of the 1941 October Revolution Parade on Red Square, Moscow. Despite the threat posed by German aircraft, o… https://t.co/DHVAVlxt0r
Retweeted by André KuipersThis day in 1941, Stalin ordered the traditional October Revolution Parade while Axis forces are near Moscow. Stal… https://t.co/zgHKbmkiyM
Retweeted by André KuipersCool 👇 https://t.co/PedfpdEigw
Retweeted by André KuipersHappy birthday to Marie Skłodowska Curie, born #onthisday in 1867. During her career she discovered radium and polo… https://t.co/NDyky1pntk
Retweeted by André KuipersPluto has not been reclassified as a planet. This is an old April Fool’s joke. https://t.co/dMYfW8bcMP
Retweeted by André Kuipers#OTD 7 November 1631, 1st transit of #Mercury observed by French astronomer Pierre Gassendi, although Johannes Kepl… https://t.co/HW6D1QxwJR
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11/7
2019
@Kevin_Fong @scirad @AndrewLuckBaker Congratulations! Great podcast!What’s happening? This is happening!! Me & @scirad @ the 2019 AIB international Media Excellence Awards for… https://t.co/HVU6SCcDU2
Retweeted by André Kuipers @NuSterrenkijken @AnnaGimbrere Er is al een vrouwelijke astronaut die naar Laika zoekt. Namelijk haar baasje Valent… https://t.co/nkU8xvTNnPNatalie Imbruglia met Torn (Top 2000 in 2011) is de enige plaat ooit die vanuit de ruimte is aangekondigd (door @astro_andre). #100jaarradio
Retweeted by André KuipersTransit of Mercury coming up on Monday, November 11. Last one 2016. Next one 2032. Details:… https://t.co/DmyUPKMQXY
Retweeted by André KuipersA century ago, a photograph of a solar eclipse affirmed for the first time a key prediction of Albert Einstein’s ge… https://t.co/fAy1X8V2ex
Retweeted by André Kuipers @michelvanbaal @astro_andre Dit is een brits onderzoek. De VK staat bekend om zijn... twijfelachtige journalistiek… https://t.co/jFZqWzvEHG
Retweeted by André KuipersPoachers killed almost a third of the African elephant population between 2007 and 2014, a recent census found. Res… https://t.co/1LwJ2H5lcc
Retweeted by André KuipersCities of the future by Robert McCall. https://t.co/U1N01EB4ZX
Retweeted by André KuipersThe #RiverPlate separates #Argentina and #Uruguay in #SouthAmerica. The river is the largest in the world with a ma… https://t.co/b0v8KERc7H
Retweeted by André KuipersMercury snuǝΛ Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn ⊂ᓓᗆᴝ⊂ᔕ Neptune
Retweeted by André KuipersOverigens is het krijgen/houden van de sympathie niet voor elke beroepsgroep even makkelijk. Mensen hebben verschil… https://t.co/hNQ2ikQhzn
Retweeted by André KuipersDe Waalsdorpervlakte en het Oranjehotel krijgen de status van Rijksmonument, heeft minister Van Engelshoven aangeko… https://t.co/oOzhv9PrHT
Retweeted by André KuipersBoos boos boos iedereen is maar boos en wie z’n zin niet krijgt ramt een deur, een paard een politieagent. Elkaar v… https://t.co/WtzHMs4yjR
Retweeted by André KuipersGreat to be back at one of the best places in the world, where some of my favourite people work, & where I've spent… https://t.co/qMSJwf7sIE
Retweeted by André KuipersIn de dubbeluitzending van @NPORadio1 en @dwdd lag het tempo zo hoog dat een reguliere De Wereld Draait Door ineens… https://t.co/1Xk33GDWrM
Retweeted by André Kuipers @zininzuidoost Op de universiteit zit het ongeveer zo: beta=krijt, Rechten/economie=Digibord, de rest = whiteboards en beamer.
Retweeted by André KuipersSoldiers of the Royal Netherlands Motorized Infantry Brigade (later known as the Princess Irene Brigade), in Norman… https://t.co/Khk1EliSoH
Retweeted by André Kuipers“Nikola Tesla Says We May Soon Talk with the People of Mars." From the El Paso Times, March 27, 1896. Via… https://t.co/KULmCeW8LB
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11/6
2019
Als er een #autoloze zondag komt, mogen elektrische auto's dan wel de weg op? Die veroorzaken namelijk geen uitstoot van NOx!
Retweeted by André KuipersOver the last 20 years, the atmosphere above the Amazon rainforest has been drying out, leaving ecosystems vulnerab… https://t.co/Atz6bO0OBT
Retweeted by André KuipersHet grote verlies aan #insecten, de basis van de voedselpiramide, is een enorme bedreiging voor onze voedselproduct… https://t.co/pUOKXUNLf4
Retweeted by André KuipersHubble captured a face-on view of a ring of hot, blue stars pinwheeling around the yellow nucleus of an unusual gal… https://t.co/Qn5xF7cnKn
Retweeted by André KuipersWhat the 8AM commute looks like around the world https://t.co/Seoew2oKnv
Retweeted by André KuipersGlobal Challenges, Netherlands Space Solutions! https://t.co/8UP30YyBgQ
Retweeted by André KuipersOp 19 november geeft Richard Dawkins een lezing over 'Het verhaal van onze voorouder' in Naturalis Biodiversity Cen… https://t.co/40UIcTMSlq
Retweeted by André KuipersSister ship @NASAVoyager is 20 hrs 30 mins 50 secs of light-travel time from Earth (2019:309:120000:1L)
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11/5
2019
Weer genoten van @astro_andre in het @Parktheater. Fantastische manier om kinderen (en volwassenen) enthousiast te… https://t.co/pF7RrPymD7
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11/4
2019
At Interceptor 002 in Malaysia. Insane to see all the stuff that’s being taken out. Handbags, helmets + countless b… https://t.co/9by1o7bjPe
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11/3
2019
Sojateelt schaadt de Braziliaanse #cerrado, één van 's werelds hotspots van #biodiversiteit. Een internationaal tea… https://t.co/u4aO9Ug3I5
Retweeted by André KuipersThis whole sculpture is solid marble. The Veiled Virgin by Italian sculptor Giovanni Strazza, 1850s https://t.co/I6nwoSceu0
Retweeted by André KuipersIf #palmoil is grown sustainably, production benefits local communities and contributes to the protection of… https://t.co/rsYQl0dW3E
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11/2
2019
Pls retweet als je mensen in #Drenthe kent! Vanavond regen in #Emmen, dus kom naar het @atlastheater voor de allere… https://t.co/yV4WeIMvdc
Retweeted by André KuipersIT'S BLADE RUNNER DAY https://t.co/YpFH68DpZn
Retweeted by André KuipersZwavelarme scheepvaart heeft prijs, maar Rotterdamse haven profiteert. De raffinaderijen in de haven kunnen meer ve… https://t.co/y8AbnnadZb
Retweeted by André KuipersBiomassacentrales stoten meer CO2 uit dan kolencentrales, blijkt uit onderzoek in opdracht van ministerie van Infra… https://t.co/rsFhLlBB6E
Retweeted by André KuipersTime for laws to be able to prosecute people who purposely create this without a clear indication that it is fake. https://t.co/NF88Khp5EKKlaar voor Space Academy Live. Vanavond 19:00 in Atlas theater @AtlasEmmen Een nieuwe spectaculaire reis naar de ru… https://t.co/pDSUwWM3f2
11/1
2019
On this day in 1926, Benito Mussolini orders the Italian newspaper 'Il Mondo' shut down after it prints a series of… https://t.co/6rzg0L7hCn
Retweeted by André KuipersGenieten van gouwe ouwe hits in een hilarische vorm met Enge Buren tijdens hun afscheids tournee Basta! @EngeBurenhttps://t.co/Z2hqVd4vLKHier is de hij dan, de #F35. Vanmiddag rond half 4 is de F-009 geland op @VlbLeeuwarden, bekijk de video en krijg e… https://t.co/5HU17yHoFU
Retweeted by André Kuipers#OTD 31 October 2000, launch of Soyuz TM-31 @Space_Station Expedition 1. Anyone born after this date has never know… https://t.co/CHOenSChtY
Retweeted by André Kuipers“Everyone alive today goes back genetically to one maternal starting point in southern Africa,” one researcher clai… https://t.co/0KsymaNy62
Retweeted by André KuipersToday in 2000, the Expedition 1 crew launched to the space station, arriving two days later. 🚀 That means if you ar… https://t.co/ofzmXfM14N
Retweeted by André KuipersLoved seeing Interceptor 001 in action today! Even though it was a prototype, it still does the job. https://t.co/HDxZlWdwwL
Retweeted by André KuipersFour generations! #F35naarNL #F35 https://t.co/spPHGZHzEh
Retweeted by André KuipersWoedende RIVM stort bak vol cijfers uit over Malieveld - 'Reken dit maar eens door!’ https://t.co/KFN9Wmhnw6
Retweeted by André KuipersFor the past 25 years, his mummified body has been a window into early human history, providing a peek into what li… https://t.co/90jQ7WYFfw
Retweeted by André Kuipers#HappyBirthday to @AstroMCollins, born #OTD in 1930. Michael Collins was the Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot and re… https://t.co/M10IehAXfq
Retweeted by André KuipersOn my way to Leeuwarden Air Base, to attend the welcoming ceremony for the first Dutch F35 to be stationed in the N… https://t.co/hU7eNtQW14
Retweeted by André KuipersCongratulations Royal Netherlands Air Force with the arrival of the F-35 in the Netherlands! A major step towards a… https://t.co/JtY5oXlV8k
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10/31
2019
Dat was een leuke foto sessie met een boeiend gezelschap voor Academy Magazine. https://t.co/leyaiDNvQqA former soldier from Nepal has climbed the world's 14 highest peaks in just over six months, smashing the previous… https://t.co/433DgeHPVc
Retweeted by André KuipersOn this day in 1938, the Planet Earth is invaded by creatures from Mars... at least that's what Orson Welles' Mercu… https://t.co/mvoVy32QP9
Retweeted by André KuipersOn this day in 1961, the Soviet Union tests the largest nuclear weapon in history. The 50-megaton "Tsar Bomba" blas… https://t.co/vlPW6IfIEc
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10/30
2019

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