Thomas Pesquet

Thomas Pesquet is a French aerospace engineer, pilot, and European Space Agency astronaut. He was selected by ESA as a candidate in May 2009. From November 2016 to June 2017, he was part of Expedition 50 and Expedition 51 to the International Space Station as a flight engineer. Pesquet will return to space in the Spring 2021 on board the SpaceX Crew Dragon for a second six-month stay on the ISS (Alpha Mission).