Do you have what it takes to go into space?

Fifty years ago, the world was waiting for a milestone. It came in the shape of the Apollo 11 mission as astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin prepared to land on the moon and become the first humans in history to set foot on extra-terrestrial soil.

It wasn’t an opportunity they stumbled into. Then and now, the role of an astronaut involves years of training and skills in many different and unrelated disciplines. Only a select few meet the exacting requirements demanded of those who blast off towards the stars.

Could you be one of them? Based on information provided by the European Space Agency (ESA), take our quiz to see if you have the sufficient knowledge which could make you a worthy applicant. Find out more at the ESA website.

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