Author Archives: thomas

Diary Entry 10: Communication with the Earth

In collaboration with le Parisien Magazine / Aujourd'hui-en-France Magazine If I am honest with myself, I am a very lucky man. Not all astronauts spend six months on the International Space Station and get to do a...

Diary Entry 8: Food on the International Space Station

In collaboration with le Parisien Magazine / Aujourd'hui-en-France Magazine If I had been told, a few years ago, that I would celebrate my 39th birthday on the International Space Station, I would never have believed it ......

Diary Entry 7: Sleep and hygiene

In collaboration with le Parisien Magazine / Aujourd'hui-en-France Magazine It has already been three months since I started living on the International Space Station. That’s half of my missio… time flies! I have to say that I...

Diary entry 5: the spacewalk

In collaboration with le Parisien Magazine / Aujourd'hui-en-France Magazine Believe it or not, a few weeks ago when I saw that a spacewalk was on my agenda, I did not jump for joy. I am a rational...

Diary entry 3: playing in space

In collaboration with le Parisien Magazine / Aujourd'hui-en-France Magazine It has been over a month since I entered the International Space Station. Even though I am well aware of how lucky I am to be up here,...

Diary entry 1: An emotional arrival

Realised in collaboration with le Parisien Magazine / Aujourd'hui-en-France Magazine I am here! What an incredible feeling! I am finally on the International Space Station, 400 km from Earth. When I docked to the Space Station together...