No doubt, many people have dreamt about becoming an astronaut. The feeling of drifting away weightless, watching the blue planet down under. It may seem tempting for many. For others again, dealing with the technical challenges in connection with being an astronaut, or use space for advanced research, will be the main reasons.
The North and the Canadian Space Program
The ESA has recently undergone great changes. A new Director General is employed, a closer connection to the European Union has been established, and one has changed the structure of the organisation itself. Is this a brand new organisation, and where to from here, one may ask.