On March 13th, Michel TOGNINI, a French astronaut from the European Space Agency, paid a visit to students, research engineers and teachers-researchers from the Troyes Campus. This was a key moment to exchange over scientific and technological practices.
Meeting Michel TOGNINI
Michel TOGNINI, a French astronaut from the European Space Agency was born in 1949 and graduated as an engineer from the French Air Force Academy in Salon-de-Provencein 1973.
After a career as a fighter pilot, he was selected in 1985 as an astronaut by the CNES (French space agency). He joined the Antarès mission in 1992 and carried out Franco-Soviet experiences for 14 days on board the international MIR space station.
This was also an opportunity to exchange on projects carried out by the students from the Building & Eco-cities Major and notably a renovation project of a Troyes secondary school in collaboration with 10-year old pupils who will be attending the school shortly, said the French astronaut.
The Troyes Campus would like to thank Mr. Michel TOGNINI for his time and these debates.