As you probably know, the Italian astronaut Captain Samantha Cristoforetti is participating in a mission on the International Space Station. On 28 th January she took a wonderful photo of Venice and its lagoon as seen from space. This image - famous all over the world - moved all us Venetians.
Hello #Venice from #space ! I have flown in the area many times, but never quite as high. pic.twitter.com/KeqdV2k7cx — Sam Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha) 28 Gennaio 2015
To thank Captain Cristoforetti, Pino Signoretto - the great living Muranese master glassmaker - has created of a 'Sidereal Gondola' to say thank you from all us Venetians and Italians.
Watch the video from the Muranoglass Promovetro Consortium (subtitles are available):
Read more here: muranoglass.com