Sophie Adenot, new French astronaut: “Seeing Claudie Haigneré was a trigger”

Sophie Adenot new French astronaut Seeing Claudie Haignere was a

The Air and Space Force helicopter test pilot joined the new promotion of the European Space Agency yesterday and becomes the first French astronaut since Claudie Haigneré. This promotion, chosen from around 23,000 candidates, succeeds that of Thomas Pesquet in 2009 and has three men and two women, including Sophie Adenot, who came to the RFI studio to share her passion for space with us.