Frank De Winne

Astronaut

1961 –

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Who is Frank De Winne?

Frank, Viscount De Winne is a Belgian Air Component officer and an ESA astronaut. He is Belgium's second person in space. He was the first ESA astronaut to command a space mission when he served as commander of ISS Expedition 21. ESA astronaut de Winne serves currently as Head of the European Astronaut Centre of the European Space Agency in Cologne/Germany.

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Born
Apr 25, 1961
Ghent
Nationality
  • Belgium
Profession
Education
  • Empire Test Pilots' School
  • Royal Military Academy

Submitted
on July 23, 2013