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March 19, 2014
ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet will fly to the ISS in 2016
Paris (ESA) Mar 19, 2014
ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet has been assigned to a long-duration mission on the International Space Station. The assignment of the French-born astronaut was announced by ESA's Director General Jean Jacques Dordain in the presence of the French Minister for Higher Education and Research, Genevieve Fioraso, and the President of the French space agency, CNES, Jean-Yves Le Gall. The announcement was made in coordination with the international partners of the International Space Station. With Th ... read more

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