Thomas is an astronaut with the European Space Agency. Later this year, he will fly to the International Space Station, ISS, taking with him a copy of the Paris Agreement. In his video message he will explain why.
Thomas Pesquet is a European Space Agency astronaut of French nationality. He is currently training for a six-month mission to the International Space Station. Thomas will serve as a flight engineer for Expeditions 50 and 51, launching November 2016 and returning in May 2017. He previously worked as an aerospace engineer, and is also an airline pilot for Air France.
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