Michel Tognini

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Birthday
30, 1949
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
France

About

French Air Force test pilot and one-time head of the European Space Agency's European Astronaut Centre. He flew to space as part of both the 1992 Soyuz TM-15 mission and the 1999 U.S. Space Shuttle Columbia STS-93 mission.

Before Fame

He attended both the French Air Force Academy and the English Empire Test Pilots' School.

Trivia

He spent over eighteen days in space.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Vincennes, France.

Associated With

He and Leopold Eyharts were both French-born astronauts and test pilots.