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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


Aards en buitenaards leven. De afgelegen, radio stille zone rond de Green Bank radiotelescopen in West-Virginia her… https://t.co/GMKDK50REoNice celebration of 30yrs #PaleBlueDot yesterday, with intriguing presentations on exo-planet research. The Pale Bl… https://t.co/tzsalR1ZJKAbsolutely disgusting service at Schiphol airport. 55 minutes we have been stood in the immigration queue. This isn… https://t.co/v43V3VuhRz
Retweeted by André Kuipers"That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every… https://t.co/rdD7PZegt1
Retweeted by André KuipersFrom us to you – a gift of perspective & wonder. 30 years ago, this image was taken by @NASAVoyager before its ca… https://t.co/meKvq4b0Bi
Retweeted by André KuipersIn celebration of #IVO's selection for a Phase 1 study, build your own Io! Get a styrofoam ball, some pins, and pri… https://t.co/Z6jQRwwKvh
Retweeted by André KuipersBeautiful Exposed Bedrock and Sand Dunes on Mars - Universe Today https://t.co/cPClEBGFSs https://t.co/U6yXxQyAiv
Retweeted by André KuipersRare image of a tardigrade surrendering will all four arms up ... normally they don't surrender because they feel s… https://t.co/JCpKoJtADb
Retweeted by André Kuipers @nrcwetenschap @mariekebaan @ESO_Netherlands Don't panic. https://t.co/aNIusdcALY
Retweeted by André KuipersBetelgeuze flikkert! Maar wát betekent dat? Gaat de ster ontploffen? @ESO_Netherlands maakte nieuwe foto's. https://t.co/jKZMBWBMSj
Retweeted by André KuipersEen oude én nieuwe ruimtemissie laten ons zien wat een extreme mazzelaars we zijn, hier op aarde… https://t.co/4TtnbtTKOC
Retweeted by André KuipersVandaag 30 jaar geleden, maakte Voyager deze iconische foto die de gehele mensheid reduceerde tot een fractie van e… https://t.co/9fXgi1ctGc
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2/15
2020
@SpacePrints3D @volkskrant Het staat er goed. “Hij” refereert naar Sagan. https://t.co/fZC1dBammK @SpacePrints3D Interesting. Which article was that? Probably a journalist who misinterpreted something I said about… https://t.co/H2jUWTFq1wAfscheid moeten nemen van vriend/vlieginstructeur Frans Nobels(91).Zeer prettig mens.Rustig,vriendelijk, geduldig,b… https://t.co/aD4XdycSiyStevige boost voor de SpaceBuzz! Donatie @PostcodeLoterij betekent extra SpaceBuzz voor gratis schoolbezoeken voor… https://t.co/fyaRl6LRBZ
2/13
2020
Trying to make it through to Friday 😂 https://t.co/vNyOuYSQLx
Retweeted by André KuipersVandaag vieren we de geboortedag van Charles Darwin. Voor @NPOFocus schreef ik dit profiel over de beroemde wetensc… https://t.co/2NnGi2WiBT
Retweeted by André KuipersThe original name of the iconic Lancaster was Manchester. It was in this city that the mighty bomber was manufactur… https://t.co/R5pFDYs04U
Retweeted by André KuipersGodsamme. Hoe zoet dit. https://t.co/Qy076lJjsA
Retweeted by André KuipersThe Colorado woman was fined $550 for luring deer into her home and feeding them fruits and vegetables in her livin… https://t.co/5CfQh0caA1
Retweeted by André KuipersWant to regrow organs and defy cancer? Just copy these awesome animals https://t.co/gUI68nBWhl https://t.co/M1MYvoIlt8
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2/12
2020
It’s official - we’re headed to the Sun! ☀️ At 11:03pm ET on Sunday, Feb. 9, #SolarOrbiter, an international colla… https://t.co/s9TWgQhyzE
Retweeted by André KuipersThe human #brain's meticulous interface with the bloodstream now on a precision #chip @georgiatech @NatureComms https://t.co/uufgnBgEle
Retweeted by André KuipersI'd vote "fliers." https://t.co/2Cx943jA4o
Retweeted by André KuipersInteresting, it seems some colleagues will be going to Russia at the end of this month to inspect ERA... before mov… https://t.co/NIa4HiYCOA
Retweeted by André Kuipers2020 will continue to be a record-setting year in space! 🚀Both @SpaceX & @BoeingSpace are planning missions with… https://t.co/oEB2oAFOF8
Retweeted by André KuipersMaps shows the borders of Europe in 1840 with population estimates. I want a map like this for context in every his… https://t.co/D7MgxMh9My
Retweeted by André KuipersEens! Meer journalistiek, alsjeblieft, @NPORadio1! Dát hebben we nodig. Wat ik ga koken kan ik wel zelf verzinnen,… https://t.co/tb8XD8S8Jy
Retweeted by André KuipersDutch submarine HNLMS Dolfijn on its way to the polar region (1950). The Dolfijn was the former British HMS Taurus… https://t.co/5FUbziTgND
Retweeted by André Kuipers#OTD 10 February 1997, launch of German astronaut Reinhold Ewald on #Soyuz TM-25 to the Russian #Mir space station… https://t.co/tLTTjfoz17
Retweeted by André KuipersDeze week is het 30 jaar geleden dat Voyager van miljarden kilometers weg een onooglijk blauw stipje fotografeerde.… https://t.co/XcBYdmDVJt
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2/10
2020
Omdat confirmation bias bestaat, omdat er bedriegers zijn en omdat mensen van nature nu eenmaal heel slecht zijn in… https://t.co/UztEA60JVW
Retweeted by André KuipersWindverloop volgens GFS (Amerikaans model). Hieraan kun je goed zien hoe het windveld zich dezer dagen ontwikkelt!… https://t.co/aKcR91sOzR
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2/9
2020
First SETI Observations with China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST)… https://t.co/eGzIWL79zk
Retweeted by André KuipersIt is actual 'shorts weather' in Antarctica. We are living through the opening page of a bad sci-fi novel. https://t.co/U1kFmRSB4Y
Retweeted by André KuipersThe Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33) is a cloud of dust and cold gas in the constellation Orion the Hunter. The red ne… https://t.co/QRzx0bJGly
Retweeted by André KuipersHere's a view of the famous Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33) located 1,375 light-years away under the first star in Or… https://t.co/8fL8PveWpl
Retweeted by André KuipersOn this day in 1970 the Dutch band Shocking Blue from The Hague scored the first Dutch No. 1 hit ever in the US. It… https://t.co/9KxsJKAqrM
Retweeted by André KuipersGentle reminder: Correlation does NOT mean Causality #Science https://t.co/WxKDr4a1BC
Retweeted by André KuipersHappy Birthday Colonel Alfred Merrill "Al" Worden, 88 today! An American astronaut and engineer who was the Comman… https://t.co/ybmjbqCvUP
Retweeted by André KuipersOn this day in 1783, France and Spain call off a failed three-and-a-half-year siege of the British territory of Gib… https://t.co/s2f00aTaZt
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2/7
2020
Welnee, #op1. Na 15 jaar van dit soort ruimtevaart-marketingbeloftes (die tot nu toe allemaal niet uitkwamen) mag h… https://t.co/SaI4CBvK7Z
Retweeted by André KuipersDe komende dagen kun je Mercurius in de avondschemering zien, vanaf ongeveer een half uur na zonsondergang. Hij ver… https://t.co/LURtdTYh83
Retweeted by André KuipersHere’s what you should know about plastic recycling https://t.co/HjOcRDp6qV
Retweeted by André KuipersThink I'm gonna have to watch #KirkDouglas in 'Paths of Glory' tonight. "Gentlemen of the court, there are times w… https://t.co/U8N3EyrZWg
Retweeted by André KuipersSkylab astronaut Owen Garriott takes us on a voyage into the wonderful world of fluids in microgravity. https://t.co/9XVsJJT7Jj
Retweeted by André Kuipers‘Ongewenste sterren’: mijn column voor @NatGeoNL Magazine over de invasie van @SpaceXStarlink. Mensheid wil interne… https://t.co/Kp4PNF2Rju
Retweeted by André KuipersDe ISS-crew die de AMS-2 detector repareerde. Waarvoor hulde. #nikhefinspace https://t.co/RY8muJMOoZ
Retweeted by André KuipersKirk Douglas, one of the great Hollywood leading men whose off-screen life was nearly as colorful as his on-screen… https://t.co/vSi6IDixMw
Retweeted by André KuipersDe op 103-jarige leeftijd overleden Kirk Douglas speelde veel antihelden, „klootzakken” die hij kleur en nuance gaf… https://t.co/0FcV7gyIyi
Retweeted by André KuipersPrachtig. https://t.co/KCbBq6UZ1K
Retweeted by André KuipersLocal residents visited the Soyuz landing site near Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on horseback, and they brought a dog a… https://t.co/vC7EAIro2i
Retweeted by André KuipersBentornati @astro_luca! Big smiles from our record-breaking @esa astronaut as he experiences his first moments on… https://t.co/4ygqjjObbW
Retweeted by André KuipersEl aceite de palma está presente en el 50% de los productos del supermercado. 🛒 ♻️ Apoyando al aceite de palma… https://t.co/A3kYZ2eYhf
Retweeted by André Kuipersweer de standaardfout in het 8uur-journaal @NPO1: het amerikaanse 'trillion' vertaald als 'triljoen'
Retweeted by André KuipersRijkswaterstaat stond storten afvalstof in natuurplas toe, na bemoeienis ex-minister Halbe Zijlstra. "Over onafhank… https://t.co/DQ5Ft8WjjE
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2/6
2020
Als China écht stopt wilde dieren voor voedsel en medicijnen te gebruiken wordt #natuurbescherming aanmerkelijk mak… https://t.co/IconX9MfIt
Retweeted by André KuipersCollegetour #Techniekpact @astro_andre @sanderkoenen voor #pabo studenten en #leerkrachten bij @leraarworden met… https://t.co/4CYw0MGppF
Retweeted by André KuipersPutting your life's work on top of a rocket may seem daunting, but that’s exactly what scientists do when they laun… https://t.co/DCCamLVERc
Retweeted by André KuipersSpaceX has won an $80 million contract to launch a NASA environmental research satellite aboard a Falcon 9 rocket f… https://t.co/12UlmLgyuS
Retweeted by André KuipersNa de Tweede Wereldoorlog ontstaat er een kapitalistisch en communistisch machtsblok, die lijnrecht tegenover elkaa… https://t.co/z8LTTzBjhc
Retweeted by André KuipersYour clothes are releasing tiny plastic fibers — and they're ending up in the ocean 😰 https://t.co/YCUxIjZw6W
Retweeted by André KuipersA hauntingly cool and stirring Earthrise photo from Apollo 14, almost 50 years ago! Have a look! #Science #NASAhttps://t.co/GOUo7GR88V
Retweeted by André KuipersAlan Shepard and Ed Mitchell on the Moon, February 5, 1971. https://t.co/pWrPHrLxh4
Retweeted by André KuipersSpacecraft cemetery. https://t.co/sQZIH7yLXV
Retweeted by André KuipersTeams from @NASA, @ESA, and @roscosmos met earlier today in Karaganda, Kazakhstan to prepare for the Feb. 6th Soyuz… https://t.co/85Ec6YfMyG
Retweeted by André KuipersHistory map shows the complex alliances in Europe during War of Spanish Succession from 1701 to 1714. Source:… https://t.co/kZJLiDrUzz
Retweeted by André KuipersHow bright will #Betelgeuse be when it blows up? Moon-ish brighness for 3+ months, seen during the daytime for abou… https://t.co/jBdTIhFO3z
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2/5
2020
Eerste aflevering van een serie over de bouw van mega-fusiereactor ITER in Z-Frankrijk. Mooi gedaan, benieuwd naar… https://t.co/0YWnvucOPq
Retweeted by André KuipersOn 30 January, Japan celebrated a major industrial achievement, the completion of the first 360-tonne D-shaped… https://t.co/s8z2hDwhRo
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2/4
2020
On this day in 1793, Revolutionary France declares war on Great Britain ushering in 22 years of almost continuous c… https://t.co/cbYDEn8IOC
Retweeted by André Kuipers#OTD in 2003, Space Shuttle Columbia broke up on reentry. The crew of STS-107 perished. We will never forget them… https://t.co/5fgh2LSydS
Retweeted by André KuipersHet is niet voor het eerst dat @DeSpeld griezelig raak is. https://t.co/EWuGOOgXTZ
Retweeted by André Kuipers1 February: On the day that we remember the loss of Space Shuttle #Columbia and her crew in 2003, a memento of the… https://t.co/yhrYzl03cE
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2/1
2020
voorpagina new york times. gebeurt daar best vaak met gewoon gaaf/mooi wetenschapsnieuws. zouden de NL kranten ook… https://t.co/lY4ZEymEY2
Retweeted by André KuipersToday #NASAremembers the men and women lost in the agency's space exploration program by celebrating their lives, t… https://t.co/h6vWfeEwad
Retweeted by André Kuipers @ourplanet @NetflixNL @onestrangerock @DisneyPlusNL @NPO1 Ok ik ontdek het Omniversum voor het eerst 😍 Ook deze fil… https://t.co/L9oV0z61iq
Retweeted by André KuipersVoor iedereen die er was, van @hfalcke tot @astro_andre en alle anderen. Even nagenieten van Gala van de sterrenkun… https://t.co/ye5BQJqhe0
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1/30
2020
#OTD in 1986, the Challenger (STS-51L) crew perished when the vehicle exploded shortly after liftoff. We will nev… https://t.co/SF57WowE2W
Retweeted by André KuipersIntensiteit aardbeving zuidwest van Cuba opgeschakeld naar M 7.7 (uitleg: https://t.co/vCrhUNRDOq ) #Quakehttps://t.co/KktMCCEoPg
Retweeted by André Kuipers.@NASA has selected @Axiom_Space of Houston to provide at least one habitable commercial module to be attached to t… https://t.co/6GO5zkEG3m
Retweeted by André KuipersVanmiddag afscheid genomen van de bemanning https://t.co/6gSXbUnxo7. De Ruyter, ze zijn er helemaal klaar voor! Pat… https://t.co/aKOFccuO7F
Retweeted by André Kuipers#OTD 34 years ago, the #Challenger (STS-5L) crew paid the ultimate sacrifice when the space shuttle exploded 73 sec… https://t.co/2hM8O3FIyE
Retweeted by André KuipersI lost three close friends in the Apollo 1 fire. I seldom speak about it. On the 50th Anniversary, January 27 2017… https://t.co/DE23qUxmXR
Retweeted by André Kuipers @sbuster1972 @govertschilling Pluto wordt ook al in het boekje “dwergplaneet” genoemd. @MilSjoerd @neiltyson https://t.co/H0BGSn3aNZ
1/28
2020
Our Vehicle Assembly Building housed the Saturn rockets & the space shuttles. It will next serve as the assembly si… https://t.co/wzrxhuLx1I
Retweeted by André KuipersThe race to mine the moon is taking off — here's what's coming https://t.co/4nI2AEZFHB
Retweeted by André Kuipers16 innovative inventions helping to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels https://t.co/82Y62tXCSy
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1/27
2020
Gisteravond tot diep in de nacht afscheid van de fijnste collega's die je kunt wensen. Het zijn vrienden geworden,… https://t.co/GDoV1emQYv
Retweeted by André KuipersVan 13:00 tot 13:50 lezen mijn ouders, zus, neefje en ik in Westerbork namen voor van de 102.000 vermoorde joden, R… https://t.co/fPlXWT0nng
Retweeted by André KuipersOntdekking Antarctica 200 jaar geleden https://t.co/ifPWNmjTdH via @nporadio1
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1/26
2020
In maart starten basisscholen in NL met de tiende editie van Mission X @trainastronaut Wil jij ook meedoen met het… https://t.co/hs1lfH25JY
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1/25
2020
Vanuit de ruimte is Australië een van de mooiste plekken. Schokkend om nu de enorme rookontwikkeling van de extreme… https://t.co/Jp6gE5M0ga“Dijkhoogte losgezongen van werkelijke waterstanden. Temperatuurstijging geeft minder sneeuw: Zit onvoldoende in mo… https://t.co/cZ4BYurkcFOn this day in 1965, Winston Churchill, 90, dies of complications from a stroke. "The great figure who embodied man… https://t.co/laT5vM99fu
Retweeted by André KuipersLiving on the Moon, illustrated by Klaus Bürgle, Davis Meltzer, Yuri Shvets, and Andrei Sokolov. https://t.co/qRzyS2k99y
Retweeted by André KuipersEven op je in laten werken. Op toeval kun je rekenen. Al het andere is chaos. https://t.co/0e2DoUsqT5
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1/24
2020
These microscopic videos are jaw-dropping https://t.co/AfUMFykI0Z
Retweeted by André KuipersThe Wolf and the Seven Young Goats published in Japan in 1889 https://t.co/RYSC1StUTV
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1/23
2020

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