Samantha Cristoforetti gives birth to Kelsey Amal

Daughter born in Cologne at end of November

(ANSA) - Bolzano, January 3 - Italy's first female astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has given birth to a daughter, media sources reported on Tuesday.
    Kelsey Amal - meaning 'courage' and 'hope' - was born in Cologne, Germany, at the end of November. Cristoforetti, a European Space Agency astronaut, spent six months on the International Space Station (ISS) between 2014 and 2015, setting a record for the longest single spaceflight by any woman or European.
   

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