Space: Thomas Pesquet spent seven days in orbit around the Earth


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Astronaut Thomas Pesquet has regained his marks aboard the International Space Station (ISS), where he has resided for a week. I can’t wait to play mad scientist “, he said, Friday April 30.

Already a week that Thomas Pesquet, French astronaut, can have fun defying gravity, or rather the lack of gravity. “It is a real pleasure to be here, it is a bit like my second home, I have found new friends and new habits”, he had fun live, Friday April 30, from the International Space Station (ISS). He is part of a motley crew of eleven people of various nationalities. Up there, organization reigns. “Six berths for eleven crew members, that means there are five camping”, he explained, live.

Two astronauts are preparing to find the floor of the cows. Thomas Pesquet will have an easier time exercising or going to the bathroom. His goal ? Carry out 232 scientific experiments planned on board. “We are going to study the behavior of stem cells on the human brain (…) I can’t wait to play mad scientist”, its amused the French astronaut. Thomas Pesquet was also busy taking different pictures of the Earth, Paris, the Nile Delta or his native Normandy. Photos reserved for his social networks.

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