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|Born||19 May 1948|
|Rank||Brigadier General, French Air Force|
Time in space
|209d 12h 25min|
|Selection||1985 CNES Group 2, 1998 ESA Group|
|Missions||Soyuz TM-17, Mir Altair, Soyuz TM-16, Soyuz TM-29, Mir-Perseus|
Jean-Pierre Haigneré was born in Paris, France and joined the French Air Force, where he trained as a test pilot.
He flew on two missions to the Mir space station in 1993 and 1999. The Mir Altair long-duration mission (186 days) in 1993 also included an EVA. In addition to his duties at the European Space Agency, Jean-Pierre Haigneré is also involved in a European space tourism initiative, the Astronaute Club Européen (ACE), which he co-founded with Alain Dupas and Laurent Gathier.
- http://www.spacefacts.de/bios/international/english/haignere_jean-pierre.htm Spacefacts biography of Jean-Pierre Haigneré
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