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Samantha Cristoforetti

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Samantha Cristoforetti (Italian pronunciation: [saˈmanta kristofoˈretti]; born 26 April 1977) is an Italian European Space Agency astronaut, former Italian Air Force pilot and engineer. She holds the record for the longest uninterrupted spaceflight by a European astronaut (199 days, 16 hours), and she held the record for the longest single space flight by a woman until this was broken by Peggy Whitson in June 2017, and later by Christina Koch. She is also the first Italian woman in space. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samantha Cristoforetti has received more than 684,414 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Samantha Cristoforetti is the 184th most popular astronaut (up from 188th in 2019), the 3,483rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 3,204th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Samantha Cristoforetti ranks 184 out of 524Before her are Boris Morukov, Paolo Nespoli, Aleksandr Panayotov Aleksandrov, Frank De Winne, John Oliver Creighton, and Sergei Avdeyev. After her are Akihiko Hoshide, Scott Kelly, Aleksandr Kaleri, James McDivitt, Joseph P. Kerwin, and Michael J. Adams.

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Among people born in 1977, Samantha Cristoforetti ranks 112Before her are Giorgia Meloni, John Green, Melanie Lynskey, James Van Der Beek, Phil Neville, and Colin Hanks. After her are Adam Małysz, David Albelda, Manuel Almunia, Mónica Cruz, Morgan De Sanctis, and Huang Xiaoming.

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Among people born in Italy, Samantha Cristoforetti ranks 3,483 out of 4,668Before her are Dario Mangiarotti (1915), Pino Caruso (1934), Franco Comotti (1906), Giovanni Viola (1926), Mario Luzi (1914), and Attilio Lombardo (1966). After her are Pino Dordoni (1926), Anna Rita Del Piano (1966), Sergio Mantovani (1929), Gino Cappello (1920), Gianpiero Marini (1951), and Renato Corsetti (1941).


Among astronauts born in Italy, Samantha Cristoforetti ranks 3Before her are Michael Collins (1930) and Paolo Nespoli (1957). After her are Umberto Guidoni (1954), Luca Parmitano (1976), Roberto Vittori (1964), and Maurizio Cheli (1959).

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