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Seeking Astronauts - sky is not the limit

Seeking Astronauts – sky is not the limit

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Seeking Astronauts – sky is not the limit – This briefing with ESA experts and astronauts outlines the selection criteria. Also desirable traits for astronauts.

For the first time in over a decade, the European Space Agency (ESA) is seeking new astronauts.  And UK citizens of any walk of life are invited to apply.

ESA is also issuing a special call for candidates with physical disabilities to apply to its astronaut reserve. The pilot project aims to open the astronaut career path to people who, until now, have been excluded from space flight.

Those with a lower limb deficiency or who are considered to be of short stature and meet other recruitment criteria are invited to apply.

ESA will invest in the necessary adaptations of space hardware.  This to enable these otherwise excellently qualified professionals to serve as crew members on a safe space mission.

Tim Peake was the first British recruit though the ESA astronaut programme in 2009.  Tim and 5 other applicants from the United Kingdom made it to the final stage of the application process.

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