Biographies of International Astronauts

Haigneré

Jean-Pierre

France

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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.05.1948
Birthplace:  Paris
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  09.09.1985
Selection group:  CNES-2 / EAC
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. ??.05.2003

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-17 / Soyuz TM-16  Research Cosmonaut  01.07. - 22.07.1993 20d 16h 08m 
2  Soyuz TM-29 / MIR-27  Flight Engineer  20.02. - 28.08.1999 188d 20h 17m 
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Total  209d 12h 25m 
       

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TM-15  Research Cosmonaut
2  Soyuz TM-27  Research Cosmonaut

Additional information

Engineering degree from French Air Force Academy, 1971; Brigadiergeneral French Air Force; test pilot; was selected as double for Soyuz TM-15 and Soyuz TM-27; hobbies: Golf, sports, computer, playing saxophon, reading; in a second marriage married to astronaut Claudie André-Deshays; Haigneré is Chief Astronaut of the ESA team; he is off Flight Status since November 1999; currently senior advisor to the ESA Director of Launchers, in charge of studying all aspects for a Soyuz human spaceflight programme from Europe's spaceport in French Guyana.

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