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Director-General Meets with NASA Astronauts

24 July 2012

The Director-General met with six NASA astronauts who were on a special visit to Geneva organized by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). The meeting with Captain Mark E. Kelly, Colonel Greg Johnson, Colonel Roberto Vittori, Colonel Edward Michael Fincke, Dr. Andrew J. Feustel, and Dr. Gregory Errol Chamitoff served as an opportunity to highlight international cooperation on science and technology. The Director-General also attended a reception in honour of the astronauts organized by Professor Rolf Heuer, Director-General of CERN and Mr. Ivan Pictet, Chairman of the Fondation pour Genève, together with the State Council of the Republic and canton of Geneva.