Author Archives: Séverine

Le pas de tir de Soyouz de Baïkonour vu par le satellite Pléiades.

Baikonur seen from space

Baikonur is like the "far west"! Thomas Pesquet would know and judging by these images taken from space we tend to agree. Today Thomas Pesquet will be launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. An isolated place in...

Pack your suitcase for space!

This November, Thomas Pesquet will be the next French astronaut to fly to the International Space Station. How do astronauts pack their bags for a spaceflight? Suffice to say that it is a rigorous process, as they...

Embarquez avec l'équipe Proxima !
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Follow the Proxima story

Labatories, industry, startups, schools and universities... all over France 100s of people are supporting Thomas Pesquet on his CNES expleriments and in his training. France's space agency CNES is proud to share this mission together with all...

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“Espace, l’odyssée du futur”

"Dès qu'il embarquera à bord de l'ISS, Thomas Pesquet deviendra le nouveau héros d'une génération. Il incarne les grands défis de demain. " A 6 part series on the French channel Planète+ will show from 28 October,...

Préparation de la mission Proxima au Cadmos
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Thomas Pesquet : le grand départ !

"I have been training for space for a long time..." Thomas Pesquet, a French ESA astronaut is preparing for his first voyage to the International Space Station. After months of repeating procedures, the launch is scheduled for 16 November...