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DIRECT. The European Space Agency unveils its new promotion of astronauts

2022-11-23T14:01:28.976Z

ESA lifts the veil this Wednesday on its new promotion of astronauts, which succeeds that of 2009 which includes the Frenchman Thomas Pes



The essential

  • The 22 member countries of ESA decide today on their programs and funding for the next three years. 

  • The agency will above all lift the veil on its new promotion of astronauts, which will succeed that of 2009, which includes the Frenchman Thomas Pesquet.

  • Who will follow in his footsteps?

    A French or a French could be among the winners called to fly in orbit. 

  • A new project called "parastronaut" is also presented.

    It will give disabled people the opportunity to become astronauts and fly in orbit.

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A drastic selection 

The lucky winners, between four and six people, were chosen from over 22,000 candidates, after a long selection process (medical and psychological tests, interviews, etc.).

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Hello and welcome

We are going to discover together and live the new promotion of astronauts from the European Space Agency. 

Source: leparis

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