Space station welcomes Frenchman and world’s oldest astronaut

Space station welcomes Frenchman and world’s oldest astronaut

The International Space Station gained three new residents Saturday, including the oldest and most experienced woman to orbit the world. A bit of Mars also arrived, courtesy of a Frenchman who brought along a small piece of a Mars meteorite. Launched Thursday from Kazakhstan, the Russian Soyuz capsule docked at the 250-mile-high outpost just an hour […]

Hollande welcomes Team France Olympians at the Elysée presidential palace

Hollande welcomes Team France Olympians at the Elysée presidential palace

France’s Olympic team returned home on Tuesday where they received a hero’s welcome at the Elysée presidential palace in Paris after winning a total of 42 medals – 10 of them gold – at the Rio Games. The athletes arrived at Charles de Gaulle airport earlier on Tuesday, greeted by dozens of cheering fans. France […]