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WIA-E 2013 Honorary Member – Jean-François Clervoy

WIA Europe is very proud to inform you about the appointment of its newest Honorary Member, Jean-François Clervoy.

Jean-François Clervoy, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut from France and brigadier general from DGA (Defense procurement agency) was born in 1958. JFC graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1981, from SupAero college of Aeronautics in 1983 and from Test flying school in 1987.

He flew on three missions aboard the space shuttle: in 1994 to study the atmosphere, in 1997 to resupply the Russian space station Mir, and in 1999 to repair the Hubble space telescope. JFC works as senior advisor for the ESA human space flight programs and as chairman of Novespace which organizes weightlessness parabolic flights aboard the ZERO-G airbus. He is member of several organizations for the promotion of space exploration and for the protection of planet Earth.

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