First Flight: 11/3/1994
Last Flight: 12/20/1999
Jean-François André Clervoy (born 19 November 1958) is a French engineer and a CNES and ESA astronaut. He is a veteran of three NASA Space Shuttle missions.
- Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-66
- Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-84
- Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-103
European Space Agency
Administration: Johann-Dietrich Wörner
The European Space Agency is an intergovernmental organisation of 22 member states. Established in 1975 and headquartered in Paris, France, ESA has a worldwide staff of about 2,000 employees.
ESA’s space flight programme includes human spaceflight (mainly through participation in the International Space Station program); the launch and operation of unmanned exploration missions to other planets and the Moon; Earth observation, science and telecommunication; designing launch vehicles; and maintaining a major spaceport, the Guiana Space Centre at Kourou, French Guiana.