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Jean-Francois Clervoy

Jean-Francois Clervoy is an astronaut/cosmonaut who was born on November 19, 1958, in Toulouse, France. Before he became an astronaut, Clervoy was in the French military.

Clervoy joined the French Space Agency in 1983. In 1992, he transferred to the European Space Agency. He has spent over 483 hours in space on two spaceflights.

In 1994, Clervoy flew aboard the American STS-66. In 1997, Clervoy flew aboard STS-84. The crew docked with the Russian Mir space station.


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