Astronaut describes her experience in space

Claudie Haigneré, the first French woman in space, puts into words the thrilling experience of leaving Earth.

Eva Green plays an astronaut on the screen, Claudie Haigneré has made it her job.

Captivating meeting between the two women

In "Proxima", Eva Green plays an astronaut who is preparing to leave for her first space mission. Before filming, she met Claudie Haigneré, the first French woman to go into space, in 1996. “So far, only about sixty women have flown in space. Claudie Haigneré is one of them. Experience is also shared because, these experiences, we are only very rare privileged people to have experienced it", says the astronaut. For Eva Green, astronauts are her superheroes, "extremely passionate beings, 200% invested, who are very talented in many fields". In admiration of Claudie Haigneré's profession, bestowing to Eva Green, being an astronaut is not a profession, it is a vocation. To Claudie Haigneré, it is above all an extraordinary adventure to find yourself in outer space in this spacesuit which is what protects you from this hostile environment. Seeing the Earth fall away below you at 17,400 mph, 250 miles in orbit,” says Claudie Haigneré.

Magical moments in space

Claudie Haigneré recounts the memories of her space journey. “It was the take-off that particularly marked him, the only moment when we will see ourselves being extracted vertically from the earth, therefore vertical, therefore the extraction, the separation of the earth, this moment…” Through the window, she remembers seeing "this little blue and white planet which is the earth in this rather mysterious black cosmos". For Claudie Haigneré, it is an extraordinary beauty and fragility. Feeling sensations which were not usual to him, it is “difficult to find the words”, confides the astronaut: "The overview effect.” Earth, a planet that carries life, "this is very strong". Claudie Haigneré admits to being very attached to the beauties of the Earth: “We are nevertheless earthlings somewhere and we are attached to this planet.”


12/14/2019 12:58 PM


  • Emil C.
    03/09/2021 15:06

    Un video de la Bretagne et la Vale de Loire realisé avec le systeme de livestreaming HDEV de la Station Spatiale Internationale, en février 2021. Source du stream: NASA Johnson ESRS

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  • Jose A.
    08/30/2020 02:45

    Esta mujer dice la verdad. Astar Sheran existe y su ovni. Son algunos hombres mono

  • Kurt F.
    02/24/2020 13:23

    Dang, what a sexy astronaut is Ms Haignere!

  • Tim D.
    02/21/2020 06:22

    Wait what? I did not know Eva spoke French! Wow!

  • Danny P.
    02/20/2020 14:30

    Ella es la se 300? 😱

  • Patrick B.
    02/16/2020 21:32

    Vanessa Addams ah I love her. She's literally the best

  • Le D.
    02/15/2020 07:32

    Yeah but its bs cause they never went to space 🤦🏾‍♂️

  • Julius C.
    02/12/2020 22:32

    She looks scary

  • George E.
    02/11/2020 21:19

    EVER SINCE I SAW EVA GREEN IN " DREAMERS " , she WAS APPROX 22 or 23 years old , I fell in love with her , her look . As she said in , CASINO ROYALE to BOND : " I'M THE MONEY ".

  • Estevan P.
    02/07/2020 20:56

    My lova eva

  • Michael R.
    02/04/2020 21:51

    Eva Green is so hot

  • Ashraf A.
    01/31/2020 05:50

    Why is there no stars when they show outer space

  • Prissy B.
    01/30/2020 04:31

    I love Eva Green ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Han W.
    01/29/2020 02:59

    i love eva green shes amazing!

  • Brooklyn R.
    01/27/2020 12:23

    Girl fix your hair

  • En E.
    01/26/2020 04:11

    Saw her in bond movie gorgeous Eva green.

  • Abigail S.
    01/23/2020 23:20

    I just love listening to them talk.

  • Francisco M.
    01/20/2020 20:38

    Eva Green speaks French?! 😻

  • Tesha H.
    01/16/2020 23:16

    uhhhh sploosh Eva

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