First French Female Astronaut in Hospital after suicide attempt.
By, Uwe Paschen.
Claudie Haignere first French Astronaut and former Minister has been hospitalised.
Haignere is somewhat a hero of sorts to the French at large and to the Woman in particular, not only was she France first Female Astronaut yet she did serve in as Minister twice.
Claudie Haignere has been hospitalised today due to what appears having been a suicide attempt. She was fund in her Paris Apartment by her relatives in a critical condition and rushed to Hospital where she was treated for an over dose of medication.
Her Husband even though acknowledging that she was stressed and going through some hard ship rejected the idea of a suicide, yet emphasised that this was his personal opinion.
Claudie Haignere born Andre-Deshays on the 13 of mai 1957 in Creusot in France. She studied Biomechanical Medicine and started her carer in a Paris Hospital followed by working for the research Laboratories of CNRS.
She was the First French Astronaut on the then USSR space station Mir. Where she spend Two weeks in orbit. She was named deputy Minister for the research department of new technologies. She did encounter much opposition due to her budget keeping discipline that was until then with out precedent.