Pedro Duque

La Increible Historia de ser Astronauta

Pedro Duque

Talk: La Increible Historia de ser Astronauta

Pedro Duque is a widely-known European Astronaut. He was the first Spaniard to fly to space, and he did it twice: he flew in the Space Shuttle Discovery for the STS-95 mission as a Mission Specialist. He also flew in the Soyuz-TMA for the Spanish “Cervantes” mission as a flight engineer. In this video we talk about Pedro Duque´s experience as the only Spanish astronaut who went to the space. Discover all the required preparation, disciplines and the most relevant things to know in the space. Lately, human missions to Mars are a hot topic. We discuss about the current ecosystem and the future of space exploration in Mars and other planets. What could be the impact of these developments on Earth?

Pedro Duque

Pedro Duque Duque (born 14 March 1963) is a Spanish astronaut and a veteran of two space missions. Duque earned a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) in 1986. His first spaceflight was as a mission specialist aboard space shuttle mission STS-95, during whic