For the first time in over a decade, the European Space Agency (ESA) is seeking new astronauts.
This one-hour-long briefing with ESA experts and astronauts outlines the selection criteria and desirable traits for astronauts. It also provides further detail around the Parastronaut Feasibility Project and astronaut reserve, as well as ESA’s vision for the next 10 years of human and robotic exploration.
Samantha Cristoforetti, ESA astronaut
Alexander Gerst, ESA astronaut
Josef Aschbacher, future ESA Director General
Chiara Manfletti, Head of Policy and Programme Coordination Department
Rüdiger Seine, Space Training Team Leader
Dagmar Boos, Head of Human Resources Competence and Policy Centre
Jules Grandsire, Communication Department
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