A French woman will travel to the International Space Station in 2026

A French woman will travel to the International Space Station in 2026

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Space: A French woman will fly to the International Space Station in 2026
Space: A French woman will fly to the International Space Station in 2026
(France information)

French astronaut Sophie Adino will be the first of a new batch of European astronauts to travel to the International Space Station (ISS). Planned launch in the spring of 2026.

The European Space Agency announced on Wednesday, May 2: Sophie Adeno has received her ticket to space. It is a planned trip in 2026, accompanied by a Belgian astronaut, towards the International Space Station. “Of course this announcement came very quickly, and it was a bit of a surprise. I am very happy and honoured.”I was happy. Just one month after receiving her astronaut diploma, Sophie Adeno will become the second French woman to go into space.

The President of the Republic interacted on social media and congratulated the former Air Force pilot. “Happy for her and proud of France” Written in particular by Emmanuel Macron. Now begins a long preparation for Sophie Adino: two years mainly in the swimming pool, where the astronaut will have to learn to master 15,000 actions, to finally fly to the stars.

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