Jean-Loup Chrétien

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Brigadier General Jean-Loup Chretien, a French – CNES - astronaut and first western European in space, was a (visiting) member of the Hermes Spaceplane Cockpit Working Group – HSCWG, which was co-managed by Dr Kass, under ESA (Toulouse office) leadership. Chrétien flew on several Soyuz/MIR and Space Shuttle missions.