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Space diversity: the European space agency obtains the 1st parastronaut

Space diversity: the European space agency obtains the 1st parastronaut

PARIS (AP) — The European Space Agency made history on Wednesday by selecting an amputee who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident to be part of its new group of astronauts — a leap towards its pioneering ambition to send a physically disabled person into space. John McFall, a 41-year-old Briton who lost his …

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Space diversity: the European space agency obtains the 1st parastronaut

Space diversity: the European space agency obtains the 1st parastronaut

PARIS (AP) – The European Space Agency made history on Wednesday by selecting an amputee to be part of its new group of astronauts, complementing that with an unprecedented commitment to one day send a physically disabled person to the space. John McFall, a 41-year-old former British Paralympian who lost his right leg in a …

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