Becoming Astronaut

Facts & Figures

Project: «Becoming Astronaut»
Format: Documentary
Director: Roman Hodel
Script: Roman Hodel
Production company: Ensemble Film GmbH


The European Space Agency (ESA) is looking for new astronauts. An event that last took place in 2008. The aspiring astronauts have to prevail in a demanding selection process against eight thousand competitors – and only four will make the cut. They will then complete basic training, an amazing odyssey that will literally take them around the globe.