Wandt Marcus (Sweden)Astronaut PortraitsAstronaut Class of 2022

ESA project astronaut Marcus Wandt

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The Swedish astronaut is currently following a training programme to live and work in space, and meet the high standards required for human space flight. Marcus’s training takes place in Europe, USA, Canada, and Japan. Marcus Wandt, 43, was selected in November 2022 as a member of the ESA astronaut reserve after a year-long selection process. The 2022 ESA recruitment campaign received over 22 5000 applications from across its Member States. Follow Marcus’ space journey on ESA’s Exploration blog, Twitter and Instagram.

Event Date
2023-08-30
Release Date
2023-09-05
Programme
European Astronaut Corps
Directorate
Human and Robotic Exploration
Location
EAC
Reference
64691
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