Haigneré, Jean-Pierre

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Haigneré, Jean-Pierre Gender: M
Jean-Pierre Maurice Michel André Haigneré
born on 19 May 1948 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 28°02' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 08°41 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 29°09'

Jean-Pierre Haigneré
photo: Russian Presidential Press and Information Office; crop by User:Pruneau, license cc-by-3.0


French Air Force officer and a former CNES spationaut.

Haigneré joined the French Air Force, where he trained as a test pilot.

He flew on two missions to the Mir space station in 1993 and 1999. The Mir Altair long-duration mission (186 days) in 1993 also included an EVA.

He is married to former French astronaut Claudie Haigneré. The asteroid 135268 Haigneré is named in their combined honour.

He has three children, two from a previous marriage and one with Claudie Haigneré.

In addition to his duties at the European Space Agency, Haigneré is also involved in a European space tourism initiative, the Astronaute Club Européen (ACE), which he co-founded with Alain Dupas and Laurent Gathier.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'sciences' pdf file, p. 35.


  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Air Force officer)
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut (Spationaut)