Home > SpaceX: French astronaut Thomas Pesquet bids farewell to his partner

Sciences
SpaceX: French astronaut Thomas Pesquet bids farewell to his partner

Description

After a few last words with his partner, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet gets into the car that will take him and his three crewmates to the Crew Dragon. The capsule is due to liftoff at 09:49 GMT for the International Space Station (ISS). IMAGES

Added on the 23/04/2021 10:33:34 - Copyright : AFPTV - First images

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • SpaceX launch: French astronaut Thomas Pesquet hails 'milestone' in exploiting ISS

    French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has already made his childhood dream come true and will soon relive it again. In the spring of 2021, he will return to space on board SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule, headed for the International Space Station (ISS). In an interview with FRANCE 24, Pesquet told us more about his mission. He also reacted to the historic launch of the same Crew Dragon capsule from Florida on a flight to the ISS with four astronauts on board. Sunday's launch is NASA's first fully fledged mission sending a crew into orbit on board a privately owned spacecraft. 

    16/11/2020 - France 24 EN
  • French astronaut Thomas Pesquet: 'I’m not going to lie, it’s such a joy to be out there in Space’

    French astronaut Thomas Pesquet granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 and RFI from Cape Canaveral in Florida, just three days before blasting off for the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft. Pesquet is off on his second six-month mission to the ISS, with no less than 232 scientific experiments to be carried out on board. He'll also become the first French astronaut to command the space station for an entire month, something he hailed as "recognition for a European" as well as for the European Space Agency.

    19/04/2021 - France 24 EN
  • French astronaut Thomas Pesquet to command ISS during return visit

    The European Space Agency's Thomas Pesquet says he's ready to launch to the International Space Station next month as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program. Pesquet will be the first astronaut from the European agency to fly aboard a Crew Dragon spacecraft.

    17/03/2021 - France 24 EN
  • French astronaut Thomas Pesquet: 'I couldn't be more excited to go back into space'

    French astronaut Thomas Pesquet will be the first European to fly on board the new SpaceX Dragon 2, which is due to blast off from Cape Canaveral for the International Space Station in the spring of 2021. Pesquet already spent six months on board the ISS from November 2016 to June 2017. He spoke to FRANCE 24 about training for his return to space, why his new mission is called Alpha and why he thinks a manned mission to Mars will happen in his lifetime.

    28/07/2020 - France 24 EN
  • WATCH IN FULL: French astronaut Thomas Pesquet interview

    European Space Agency

    04/07/2018 - Euronews EN

More videosSciences