With a background as an aerospace engineer and commercial pilot, Thomas Pesquet is the youngest member of ESA’s astronaut corps. Having completed several years of international training since his selection in 2009, he’ll shortly become the tenth French national to travel into orbit. His stay onboard the International Space Station – known as the Proxima mission – will last around six months.
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Thomas Pesquet mission highlights
Tour the Space Station with Thomas Pesquet (French)
Full Space Station tour with Thomas (in French)
Thomas Pesquet: Post-flight press conference (in French)
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