German citizen, Matthias Maurer, officially graduated as an ESA astronaut on Tuesday 25 September 2018 at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany. Having completed basic and pre-assignment training, he is now qualified to go to space.
From in the classroom to underwater, across Europe, China and beyond, this clip showcases a few highlights from a challenging and rewarding three-year programme.
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