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2003-Jul-26, 11:58 AM
SUMMARY: Claudie Haigneré, an astronaut with the European Space Agency, has been appointed to the post of Minister for Research and New Technologies in the French government. She joined the European Astronaut Corps in 1999 and has been to space twice on board Russian Soyuz spacecraft - she was the first European woman to visit the International Space Station in 2001.

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