Italy's First Female Astronaut Joins Space Station Crew

Samantha Cristoforetti spent her first day on the International Space Station.
0:42 | 11/24/14

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Lots of smiles and hugs today on the International Space Station for Italy's first female astronaut. After a quick six hour flight Samantha Christopher Reddy and two other astronauts were greeted by her new crewmates. Should we living on the space station for the next five months the 37 year old Christopher Reddy as a captain. In the Italian air force and we'll run science experiments that cannot be performed here honor. While in space she hopes to keep in touch with their 143000. Twitter followers. Among the many supply is Christopher Reddy brought with her several boxes of caviar. And a specially designed espresso machine.

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