|Children:||five (one deceased)|
|Position:||Research Cosmonaut (RC) / PSP / MSP|
|1||Soyuz T-6||Research Cosmonaut||24.06. - 02.07.1982||7d 21h 50m|
|2||Soyuz TM-7 / Soyuz TM-6||Research Cosmonaut||26.11. - 21.12.1988||24d 18h 07m|
|3||STS-86||MSP||26.09. - 06.10.1997||10d 19h 20m|
|Total||43d 11h 17m|
Master of science in aeronautical engineering from French Air Force Academy, Salon de Provence, 1961; Brigadier General, French Air Force; test pilot; was selected as backup for STS-51G; later appointed Chief, CNES Astronaut Office; under a special agreement between NASA and CNES assigned to train at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston as a mission specialist, 1995; hobbies: Snow skiing, sailing, wind surfing, car-rallying, golf, woodworking, playing church organ and electric organ; since 2000 U.S. citizen; retired due to some injuries.
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