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Another French city immortalized from space by Thomas Pesket - photo

Another French city immortalized from space by Thomas Pesket – photo

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A cryogenic refrigerator, Syngrotron… Thomas Pesket publishes photos with endorsements of Grenoble, emphasizing that ISS astronauts owe a lot to this collection. He has already shared pictures of Brittany, especially Lorient and Paris.

In orbit for a six-month voyage called the Alpha, astronaut Thomas Pesket did not stop Share pictures From space, including photos of different French cities or regions. This time, it was the turn of the city of Grenoble.

The astronaut thanked the city’s scientists with this image, especially for the creation of a cryophile refrigerator used at the International Space Station (ISS): “Melphie, our essential super space freezer”.

It is a turbocharger that produces cooling and was developed by Air Liquid Company based in the suburbs of Grenoble.

A “big white circle” emerging in the film did not fail to attract the astronaut’s attention.

“Not an XXL level, but another proof of Grenoble’s scientific inclination: it is a massive electron accelerator of synchronization used by researchers around the world”, Thomas Pesket explains.

Other French regions

The astronaut had already posted photos Different cities And ISS, which includes many from Brittany.

In fact, on his Instagram account, an aerial picture of the Queberan Peninsula in Morbihan.

“Almost the first island, Guerrero, was in the same place during my first voyage. In real life, discovering these places from space for the first time is fun, but very intimate and familiar,” he wrote at the time.

This is not the only time Thomas Pesket has talked about Brittany through his photos. On May 23, Lorient released a photo of the port.

“Plomier, Lokmiclick, Cherokee … of course we are in Brittany! The port of Lorient during a voyage on the west coast of France, ”he wrote.

An astronaut who was delighted by the fall on April 28 released a photo of the capital.

“I had the right of way to the vertical of Paris, in the right weather … I could not miss it!” He wrote.

Earlier, as the station’s path went from west to east, he had the opportunity to photograph his “native Normandy, always under the sun.”