At the age of 38, Thomas Pesquet is the 10th and youngest French astronaut to be selected for a 180 days mission in the ISS. Oleg Novitskiy, the Russian pilot and the American Peggy Whitson, the most experienced astronaut in the world, train alongside him.
On the 16th November, 2016, the French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, 38 years old, took off for an adventure of 6 months in the International Spatial Station: Proxima Mission. To prepare this mission and be ready for the hostile environment of space, Thomas Pesquet trained during 7 years in the most legendary spatial conquest centers.
From Houston, USA, to Baïkonour, Kazakhstan, the directors Jürgen Hansen and Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff have followed this physical and mental preparation.