ESA Astronaut Takes Space Station Command

European astronaut Thomas Pesquet, left, and Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide.
HOUSTON—Command of the seven-person International Space Station (ISS) transitioned on Oct. 4 from Akihiko Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet. Pesquet is the first native of France to hold the post. He will serve in the...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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