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How does ESA recruit its astronauts?

Recruitment is not very frequent The European Space Agency presented its new class of astronauts on November 23, 2022. It should be noted that this class, which includes 17 people, is the fourth since the creation of the agency, after those of 1978, 1992 and 2009. The ESA recruits its astronauts ...


Thomas Pesquet's return: what is the earth sickness that astronauts suffer from?

ry of medical tests. He will also have to readjust to life on Earth. After about 200 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the French astronaut will have to relearn how to stand, much like a small child learning to ride a bike. In the ISS, astronauts move around by floating, witho ...


Thomas Pesquet: Objective France, a fascinating documentary on France 2.

le witness. As its title suggests, the documentary Thomas Pesquet: Objective France, to be discovered tomorrow evening on France 2, honors the French astronaut and his original view of our planet. Returning to Earth after two missions in space, Thomas Pesquet brought to our blue planet a perspective ...


Ludwig Wallendorff : the photographer who reproduces the images of Thomas Pesquet

some incredible images of our planet as seen from space. Just like during his previous mission aboard the International Space Station, the French astronaut's photos fascinated the whole world and in particular the photographer Ludwig Wallendorff. Inspired by these space images, this professio ...


TV series: 5 French dramas to discover in 2022

nfiniti, the International Space Station is unresponsive and its crew seems to be in perdition. At the same time, the headless body of an American ISS astronaut is discovered in Kazakhstan. Anna Zarathi, a French astronaut played by Céline Sallette, and Isaak Turgun, a Kazakh policeman, team ...


Barbie: 6 things to know about this iconic character

dant, or aerobics instructor. But she quickly expanded her resume by becoming a businesswoman, surgeon, race car driver, or police officer! With the astronaut doll released in 1965, four years before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, Mattel somewhat rewrote history. So it is not wrong to say that ...


#JeudiPhoto: a creation from the Côte d'Azur

dreams or ambitions for his keyword: that his hashtag be used by the official photographer of the Élysée Palace to publish presidential photos or that astronaut Thomas pesquet (who is known to be a photography enthusiast) use it! On the other hand, the creator of #PhotoThursday did not want to ...


Les Enfoirés 2022: what's new this year?

Among the new recruits, you will recognize big names in sports, music and the conquest of space, I mean of course Kylian Mbappé, violinist Renaud Capuçon and astronaut Thomas Pesquet. On the singer side, the Enfoirés welcome this year the singer Anne Sila revealed by The Voice, the group Ofen ...


Artemis 1 Mission: 5 things to know about NASA's program to the Moon

1- The rocket launched today has no astronauts on board This Monday, August 29, 2022, the SLS rocket is scheduled to launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida for its first test flight. With the launch of this giant next-generation rocket, NASA is also launching its Artemis Program to send astron ...