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If space is an ocean, then the Moon is our nearest island. An island that last saw human visitors in December 1972, when the final Apollo mission returned home.


Spaceship EAC heading for the Moon

Experts at ESA’s European Astronaut Centre (EAC) in Cologne, Germany, train and prepare astronauts for their missions into space. Find out how the next generation is contributing to ESA's work to explore even farther through the Spaceship EAC initiative.

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