Her dream came true a second time. Thomas Pesquet is expected to fly to the stars soon. At the end of the month of January, the minister of higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique Vidal, has announced that an astronaut should make a new journey into space “very soon”. A new that had to delight the one who comes to celebrate on Wednesday its 41st birthday, and who has never hidden his desire to return to the middle of the stars.

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The same day, the Grévin museum unveiled a wax statue in the likeness of the fifth personality favorite of the French. Thomas Pesquet is put in a situation in a setting recalling the ISS, wearing a space suit. “For my birthday, the best gift: a double that will allow me to do even more things,” he joked on Twitter.

“I’m super flattered to be included in the collection of the musée Grévin,” he said at the microphone of France Blue. It is very weird to see her twin, because it really is a twin,” he added, uncovering his double wax. In a video relayed by our colleagues, Thomas Pesquet is full of praise for his statue, both in terms of the physical resemblance on the level of detail given to the combination.

an astronaut was inducted into the sides of 30 new statues for the reopening of the museum. Among them, celebrities modern situations, like the journalist Léa Salamé interviewing Al Pacino or magician Eric Antoine and his Magic box, and then the personalities in the image of Marcel Proust, Jules Verne, or Vincent Van Gogh.