European Astronaut Corps
|Frank De Winne||1998||Inactive|
Notes: Jean-Pierre Haigneré is currently senior advisor to the ESA Director of Launchers.
Claudie Haigneré is currently Minister for Research and New Technologies in the French government.
Michel Tognini became head of the Astronaut Division of the ESA in May 2003.
Philippe Perrin left to become a test pilot with Airbus Industries in May 2004.
Umberto Guidoni became a Member of the European Parliament in July 2004.
Thomas Reiter left to join the Executive Board of the German Space Agency in October 2007.
Pedro Duque left to become Director of Operations of the Spanish User Support and Operations Centre (USOC) in Madrid.
Reinhold Ewald is presently heading the Flight Operations Division within the ESA.
Gerhard Thiele became Resident Fellow with the European Space Policy Institute in Vienna, Austria on 1 April 2010.
Europeans who have flown but are not in the European Astronaut Corps 
1. Not listed are astronauts from non-ESA member nations, such as Poland or Bulgaria.
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