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French astronaut Thomas Pesquet takes over command of ISS


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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