- Category : 1949-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Service 3
French test pilot, Brigadier General in the French Air Force, and a former CNES and ESA astronaut who served from 1 January 2005 to 1 November 2011 as Head of the European Astronaut Centre of the European Space Agency.
A veteran of two space flights, Tognini has logged a total of 19 days in space. Tognini has 4000 flight hours on 80 types of aircraft (mainly fighter aircraft including the MiG-25, Tupolev 154, Lightning MK-3 and MK-5, Gloster Meteor, and F-104). He is fluent in English and Russian.