Interview with a Spaceman – with Mike Massimino
Ever wondered what it would be like to be strapped to a giant rocket? Or to look back on the earth from outer space? Or to repair the Hubble Space Telescope? Mike Massimino looks back on his remarkable career as an astronaut.
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Helen Keen talks to astronaut Mike Massimino about his remarkable 18-year career as a NASA astronaut.
Mike Massimino spent 18 years as a Nasa astronaut and flew on two shuttle missions. On both occasions he performed spacewalks outside the shuttle to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. Since returning to Earth and retiring from Nasa, he now works as a professor of mechanical engineering at Columbia University in New York.
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