Dr Umberto Guidoni MEP visited the JET facilities on Monday 6th February 2006. Dr Guidoni, a former astronaut in two space shuttle missions, had the opportunity of exchanging views on the European fusion programme with Dr Jérôme Paméla (Associate Leader for JET) and Prof Sir Chris Llewellyn-Smith (Director of UKAEA Culham Division). During the visit to the Torus Hall, Dr Umberto Guidoni gave an interview to Ms Emma Jane Kirby (BBC World Service) and was able to try for himself some of the remote handling tools.