Olé! A Spaniard goes into space
October 30, 1998
|Al Goodman profiles Spanish astronaut Pedro Duque
Web posted at 4:05 p.m.
(CNN) -- In America, everyone's talking about the return to space of John Glenn, but in
Spain the buzz centers around Pedro Duque, the first Spanish astronaut to reach the heavens.
An aeronautical engineer, Duque has been training more than six years for the current Discovery mission. Find out why Duque says that space flight is a little like bullfighting,
CNN's Al Goodman has the story.