Live in space: Ask the astronaut

Image caption Astronauts on the MagISStra mission

The BBC will conduct a rare live TV interview with Paolo Nespoli, a European astronaut who is currently on board the International Space Station. What question would you like to ask him?

Paolo Nespoli is on a six-month mission for the European Space Agency (ESA), which will finish in May 2011.

BBC World News will speak to Mr Nespoli live from the International Space Station on Thursday 13 January and will be putting questions to him sent in by the BBC audience.

Mr Nespoli is serving as flight engineer for Expeditions 26 and 27 and will be "floating" inside ESA's space laboratory "Columbus".

Interview broadcast at 1415GMT on Thursday 13 January.

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