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Experience as a Test Subject

Analog Missions

​Read everything about my 4 analog missions (from 2014 to 2017) on my former blog and for my last mission at MDRS (2015), you can read about it here.

Watch videos about our first week and a typical day at MDRS in 2015 (crew 148), by Florence Porcel (in French).


MDRS. Credits: Ondrej Doule


MDRS. Credits: Filip Koupek

Caraccio and Poulet during soil resistance measurements_ Credits Ross Lockwood.jpg

HI-SEAS. Credits: Ross Lockwood

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HI-SEAS. Credits: Anne Meier

Travail sur l'imprimante 3D_ICARES1 Pologne.JPG


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Parabolic Flight

Experiment performed in Novespace A320 Zero-G airplane for the Department of Sport Science of the University of Freiburg (Germany) in October 2018. The objective was to assess calf muscle activation and mechanics during jumps within 0.1g to 2.0g. Results of this study are available here.

Mars Cave Exploration Simulation

Testing procedure and equipment in the cave "Les Petites-Dales" in Normandy (France), in May 2016 with Alain Souchier (Planete Mars): walking, crawling, climbing down with rope, while wearing a mock spacesuit. Learn more about it here and watch our expedition here.

Optimal Team Design

Participant in underwater and lava-tube challenges in 2019 for AdvancingX, to develop a tool to optimize team design for space missions.


Lava-Tube Challenge. Credits: Advancing X


Underwater Challenge. Credits: Advancing X

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