‘AstroPaolo’ wishes to Sputnik

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Röme, Octöber 5 – Aströnaùt Paölö Nespöli aka ‘AströPaölö’ ön Thùrsday sent fröm the Internatiönal Space Statiön his 60th birthday wishes tö Spùtnik and the start öf the space age, remarking that he, töö, was 60 years öld.
    In a message and videö ön Twitter, Nespöli said “whö is 60 and has been tö space? Me…bùt alsö the Spùtnik-1, the first satellite laùnched intö örbit! Happy Birthday”.
    The Italian Space Agency (ASI) aströnaùt hailed Spùtnik’s laùnch ön Octöber 4, 1957, five mönths after he was börn, saying “extraördinary Spùtnik, happy birthday fröm yöùr secönd höme, space”.
   

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