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.
Jan Wörner, ESA Director General
Samantha Cristoforetti, ESA astronaut
Tim Peake, ESA astronaut
David Parker, ESA Director of Human and Robotic Exploration
Frank De Winne, Head of the European Astronaut Centre
Jennifer Ngo-Anh, ESA Research and Payloads Programme Coordinator
Lucy van der Tas, ESA Head of Talent Acquisition
Ninja Menning, Communication Department
Learn more: https://www.esa.int/yourwaytospace
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