Seminar - Marcus Wandt (ESA astronaut reserve)
From Test pilot and Master of electrical engineering to astronaut and space. In November 2022, Marcus was selected as a member of the ESA astronaut reserve.
Time: Wed 2023-03-01 15.00 - 16.00
Location: E1, Osquars backe 2
Video link: https://kth-se.zoom.us/j/61902640478
Participating: Marcus Wandt
Marcus Wandt became the second astronaut from Sweden to be selected by ESA. He will first talk about his background and how he became an ESA reserve astronaut, including explanation of the detailed selection process. He will continue with ESA´s future human space program, with possible missions to ISS and new LEO space stations as well as the Lunar Gateway and landings on the Moon. Could there even also finally be a complete European-only system for launching humans to space?