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André Kuipers at the Aviation Academy

22 May 2014 11:02

On the 21th of May, André Kuipers, Dutch European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut visited the Aviation Academy at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. André presented his experiences and activities during his time at the International Space Station (ISS), after which a select group of students and lecturers of the Aviation Academy were able to ask questions

During the interactive session with the audience, he deliberated on how to deal with challenges, misfortunes, and how to become excellent in what you do. He encouraged graduate students to excell and submit their thesis to the NLF Nederlandse Lucht- en Ruimtevaartprijzen 2014.

For Aviation Academy students: to participate in the NLF Nederlandse Lucht- en Ruimtevaartprijzen 2014, send your thesis before the 1st of August 2014 to Robert Jan de Boer via rj.de.boer@hva.nl.