Thomas Reiter

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Thomas Reiter

European Space Agency

Dr Thomas Reiter is a former European astronaut and a Brigadier General in the German Air Force. Thomas is one of the astronauts with the longest total time in space in Europe. He conducted three spacewalks on the Russian Spacestation Mir and the ISS. After his astronaut career, he was Director of Human Spaceflight and Operations at ESA’s European Space Operations Centre (ESOC), managing Europe’s contribution to the International Space Station, the Agency’s human spaceflight activities and the operations of ESA’s satellite missions and of the ground segment. Until his retirement in May 2021, he worked as ESA Interagency Coordinator and Advisor to the Director General.
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