National Geographic
National Geographic 10 Dec 2020

Astronauts Training for Moon Missions


December 9, 2020 - NASA just chose 18 astronauts to train for the agency's Artemis missions, which aim to put the first woman and the next man on the moon. National Geographic talked with three of these astronauts about the journey ahead.

NASA has named the 18 astronauts who will train for its Artemis moon-landing program. The first woman and next man on the moon will come from this select group. (Dec. 9)
NASA's deep space exploration rocket built by Boeing briefly ignited all four engines of its behemoth core stage for the first time on Saturday, cutting short a crucial test to advance a years-delayed U.S. government program to return humans to the moon in the next few years.
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Johan "N0tail" Sundstein is the highest-earning Esports player in the world, having taken more than $7.4m (£5.4m) in prize money to date.

The BBC visited Johan at his new 17 bedroom mansion in Lisbon, Portugal to see how he and his team have adapted to training for, and competing in, high stakes tournaments remotely.

Our cyber reporter Joe Tidy also spoke to him about the physical and mental impact of competitive gaming and what lies ahead in Johan's future.

Filmed in December, following BBC Covid-safe filming advice and all local social distancing guidelines.

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