astronaut


Our last guest : Léopold Eyharts, ESA astronaut

Last but not least, here is our fourth guest… Léopold Eyharts! Léopold Eyharts is a French ESA astronaut. He is French test pilot, and was selected by CNES (the French space agency,)  in 1990 to become an astronaut. After a training in Russia, he participated in the French-Russian mission Pegase […]


French astronaut Léopold Eyharts at SpaceUp Toulouse!

We’re delighted to announce that French astronaut Léopold Eyharts will join us at Cité de l’espace on September 20th! Leopold Eyharts’ first flight to space was a Franco-Russian mission called Pegase to the Russian Mir Space Station (29 January to 19 February 1998). Léopold Eyharts then performed various French experiments in […]


Thomas Pesquet will blast off from Baikonour in 2016!

Ten months ago, we ended SpaceUp Paris by a surprise Skype call from Thomas Pesquet – ESA astronaut of french origin – calling us from Houston, USA. Surprise call for the participants, of course, to whom we had tried very hard not to tell. To paraphrase famous words from Mission Control, […]

L'astronaute de l'ESA Thomas Pesquet

French astronaut Léopold Eyharts at SpaceUpParis!

French astronaut Léopold Eyharts will also join us at the SpaceUpParis event, taking place on Saturday May 25th at ESA Headquarters. Leopold Eyharts’ first flight to space was a Franco-Russian mission called Pegase to the Russian Mir Space Station (29 January to 19 February 1998). Léopold Eyharts then performed various French […]


Astronaut Jean-François Clervoy at SpaceUp Paris!

We very happy to announce today that Jean-François Clervoy, one of our french astronauts, will join us at SpaceUp Paris on May 25th, 2013! Jean-François flew in space 3 times, twice aboard space shuttle Atlantis (STS-66, STS-84), and once with Discovery, on the famous STS-103 mission which managed to repair […]