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Frank De Winne

Frank De Winne

Status: Retired
4/25/1961 –
Nationality: Belgian
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/30/2002
Last Flight: 5/27/2009

Frank, Viscount De Winne (born 25 April 1961, in Ledeberg, Belgium) is a Belgian Air Component officer and an ESA astronaut. He is Belgium’s second person in space (after Dirk Frimout). He was the first ESA astronaut to command a space mission when he served as commander of ISS Expedition 21. ESA astronaut de Winne serves currently as Head of the European Astronaut Centre of the European Space Agency in Cologne/Germany (Köln).

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