French astronaut Jean-François Clervoy visits AGH University of Krakow

On June 17,Jean-François Clervoy, a French astronaut, visited the AGH University of Krakow.

Our special guest told us about his space missions and answered numerous questions from the curious audience!

Jean-François Clervoy began his career at the French space agency CNES, from where he moved to the European Space Agency – ESA. He then joined NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s 14th group of astronauts, which allowed him to participate in three space shuttle missions: Discovery and Atlantis.

He took part in the repair of the Hubble Telescope in orbit, among other things. In total, he spent over 675 hours in space and served in the European Astronaut Corps for over 33 years. He is the founder and current president of Air Zero G, which organizes private parabolic flights simulating microgravity.