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ESA's next astronauts - selection begins

ESA’s next astronauts – selection begins

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ESA’s next astronauts – selection begins – your way to space

Work is under way to sort and assess applications from more than 22,500 ESA astronaut hopefuls. The rigorous selection process will take around 18 months.

Initial screening to ensure that basic criteria are met will be followed by medical and psychological tests, exercises and interviews.

ESA plans to recruit 4-6 new astronauts through this 2021-22 selection round to support the future of European space exploration. This is likely to include missions to the International Space Station as well as the Moon.

As part of the selection process, ESA is also assessing the feasibility of flying an astronaut with a physical disability.

More information about the ESA Astronaut Selection is available online at https://esa.int/YourWayToSpace

What are your thoughts on this?  Are you an applicant?  Do you want to go to the moon?  What do you think of the options?  It’s a very strict test!

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