Space for Earth: Water and sanitation

Join ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet as he explains the benefits of space exploration technologies and activities for Earth. This video is focused on the life support technologies originally developed for astronauts and shows how space research on water recycling for deep-space exploration is contributing to sustainable development in Europe and in Africa.

In this video Thomas explains how space research is relevant to the sixth United Nation’s goal ‘Clean Water and Sanitation’. The Sustainable Development Goals are the world’s to-do list for people and the planet by 2030. This video is Part 1 of a 2-part series that describes how space exploration supports the sustainable development on Earth today.

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