Pedro Duque, an aeronautical engineer, has carried out many space missions, including a visit to the International Space Station as a member of the Cervantes Mission.
Pedro Duque, científico perteneciente al paseo de los científicos del Museu

Currently, he is still a practising astronaut and heads the Flight Operations Office of ESA.

He has received several honorary degrees and many awards, including the Order of Friendship (a decoration of the Russian Federation), the Grand Cross of Aeronautical Merit and the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation.

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