Jean-Loup Chrétien

Jean-Loup Chrétien

Status: Retired
8/20/1938 –
Nationality: French
Type: Government
Agency: National Center of Space Research

Jean-Loup Jacques Marie Chrétien (born 20 August 1938) is a French retired Général de Brigade (brigadier general) in the Armée de l’Air (French air force), and a former CNES spationaut. He flew on two Franco-Soviet space missions and a NASA Space Shuttle mission. Chrétien was the first Frenchman and the first western European in space.

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