• "Columbus was my home in space, a little piece of Europe on the International Space Station"

    ESA Astronaut Thomas Pesquet
  • "Columbus is without a doubt a fantastic technological achievement -- a shining star of European cooperation!"

    ESA astronaut Thomas Reiter
  • "Any chance to fly in space is a rare privilege. But it was even more special to be a part of the crew that delivered the Columbus laboratory to the International Space Station"

    NASA astronaut Stan Love