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Jean-François Clervoy

Jean-François Clervoy

Status: Active
11/19/1958 –
Nationality: French
Type: Government
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.


European Space Agency

Type: Multinational
Abbreviation: ESA
Administration: Johann-Dietrich Wörner
Founded: 1975


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.

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