|Selection group:||CNES-3 / EAC|
|Position:||Research Cosmonaut (RC) / MSP / SS|
|1||Soyuz TM-27 / Soyuz TM-26||Research Cosmonaut||29.01. - 19.02.1998||20d 16h 35m|
|2||STS-122 / ISS-16 / STS-123||Flight Engineer||07.02. - 27.03.2008||48d 04h 53m|
|Total||68d 21h 28m|
|1||Soyuz TM-24||Research Cosmonaut|
Brigadier General, French Air Force; graduated as an engineer from the Salon de Provence Air Force Academy, 1979; graduated from the Test Pilot School (EPNER) in Istres, 1988; was selected as backup for Soyuz TM-24; from 61 European candidates for the ESA 1991 selection one of six French candidates (and on the shortlist of 25 candidate applicants), but not selected then; joined the European Astronaut Corps in August 1998; assigned to train at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and entered the 1998 Mission Specialist Class on 27 August 1998; hobbies: Jogging, mountain biking, tennis, reading, computer, sports.
Last update on September 21, 2016.