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ESA MEDIA EVENT RE NEW ASTRONAUT SELECTION, Feb 16, 2021, virtual, 7:00 am ET

The European Space Agency (ESA) will accept applications to become an ESA astronaut for the first time in 11 years.  The application period of March 31-May 28, 2021.

On February 16 at 1300 Central European Time (7:00 am Eastern Standard Time), ESA officials and astronauts will discuss the selection process with the media.

Watch the livestream.

Participants are:

  • 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, ESA Low Earth Orbit Exploration Group Leader, Head of the European Astronaut Centre
  • Jennifer Ngo-Anh, ESA Research and Payloads Programme Coordinator, Human and Robotic Exploration
  • Lucy van der Tas, ESA Head of Talent Acquisition

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
7:00 am - 11:00 pm