Murano in space

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.

Samantha Cristoforetti

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):

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