Name, first nameThomas MisséYear of birth1990UniversityECALField of Interest / research fieldProduct / Object DesignTitle of projectThe reality of space science fictionAbstractSince civilizations exist the outer space is a place of fascination, the stars and planets have triggered such curiosity that we try to reach them since centuries.

From the propelled chair of Wang Hu in the 16th century to our nowadays Dragon capsules from SpaceX, humanity made an incredible leap fuel by the share of a dream and of ingenuity. This dream of conquering the stars can be traced to the beginning of the first century when Lucien of Samosata wrote about its trip to the moon on its book True stories, opening the path to the science fiction. From the several stage rocket imagined by Cyrano de Bergerac in the 17th century and currently used today, to the movie A trip to the moon put on screen in 1902 and brought to reality 67 years later by the NASA, science fiction has always been in dialogue with space science. Inspiring engineer to create the tools to realize the stories read by so many.

What happened since we reached the Moon?
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