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Claude Nicollier


Claude Nicollier is a retired ESA astronaut who has flown on four Space Shuttle missions between 1992 and 1999, including two visits to the Hubble Space Telescope. His career as a pilot includes 38 years as Swiss Air Force pilot, three years as Swissair pilot, test pilot’s school completed in 1988, and private piloting on several aircraft types. He is the head of flight test operation at Solar Impulse and teaches a course on space mission design at EPFL and ETHZ.