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French astronaut Thomas Pesquet takes over command of ISS

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Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide handed command of the International Space Station over to French astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency in a ceremony aboard the station. "If I am the first French commander of a space vehicle today, it is largely to you that I owe it," Pesquet said as he thanked his home country shortly after receiving the key to the ISS.

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