Lot: His Quercy gingerbread goes into space with Thomas Pesquet

The essential Didier Darnis, the founder of the house of the same name, is honored: his gingerbread was chosen to accompany the astronaut. It will act as a foam to pinch the international space station’s products. But also food.

Didier Darnis could never have imagined that Thomas Pesquet would one day eat his gingerbread in space, 400 km from Earth. However, the owner of the Darnis house, also known as the Quercy gingerbread shop in Bétaille, can rub his eyes: he is not dreaming. “A year ago we were approached by a Cnes team who wanted to replace the foam …