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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Station spacewalk (GoPro footage hyperlapse)
Out of this world: Thomas Pesquet’s unedited spacewalk in high definition
Thomas Pesquet: Undocking and landing
Thomas Pesquet mission highlights
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