Landing pictures

Pictures of the landing available in high resolution on ESA's Flickr album:

Watch return to Earth – live

On Friday Thomas and Oleg will leave the International Space Station and start the journey home at around 09:30 CEST by entering the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft that will bring the duo back to Earth. Undocking from the Space...

Social Media Messages for Thomas

Here is our roundup of messages for Thomas Pesquet, that we send to him on the International Space Station, starting with two from his friends and family. Youtube This song and video animation was made by a...

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Rémy Gouze – everything is under control

Video has English subtitles. Proxima team #6 “My name is Rémy Gouze, I’m 42 and I work as a ground controller here at CADMOS. My job is to operate the control room for the Proxima mission with...

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PROXIMA – CNES EXPERIMENTS: #7 PERSPECTIVES

English subtitles available. CNES has developed 7 experiments that Thomas Pesquet is performing for his Proxima mission aboard the ISS. One of them is PERSPECTIVES, a virtual-reality platform designed for neuroscience experiments in microgravity. Studying astronauts’ brains...

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Jean Mignot – An experienced experimenter

Video has English subtitles. Proxima team #5 “My name is Jean Mignot, I worked at CNES for 30 years in various fields, notably on satellite altitude control systems, which has led me to define an experiment called...

Diary Entry 11: Culture on the Space Station

Some clichés irritate me. Like the one that scientists, engineers or mathematicians are only interested in numbers and experiments. That is simply false. I do not claim to be an expert when it comes to music, cinema...

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Cécile Thévenot – The human side of the ISS

Video has English subtitles. Proxima team #4 “My name is Cécile Thévenot, I work at CADMOS, among other things on Thomas Pesquet’s Proxima mission. My job is first to prepare experiments to be performed aboard the ISS...

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PROXIMA – CNES EXPERIMENTS: #6 ECHO

English subtitles available. CNES has developed 7 experiments that Thomas Pesquet is performing for his Proxima mission aboard the ISS. One of them is ECHO, a tele-operable ultrasound scanner that allows a specialist to examine an astronaut...