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also known as Frank, Viscount De Winne

Astronaut

Frank, Viscount De Winne (born 25 April 1961 in Ledeberg, Belgium) is a Belgian Air Component officer and an ESA astronaut. He is Belgium's second person in space (after Dirk Frimout). He was the first ESA astronaut to command a space mission when he served as commander of ISS Expedition 21.

Achievements

  • logging over 2300 hours of flight time in a variety of high-performance aircraft

Membership

  • Belgian Armed Forces Flying Personnel Association (chairman)

Interests

  • Sport & Clubs

    football, small PC applications and gastronomy

  • Music & Bands

    rock band U2

Connections

wife:
Lena Clarke