Carmen Possnig

© Cyprien Verseux
Doctoral researcher, ESA reserve astronaut
University of Innsbruck

Her PhD research focuses on how microgravity affects the bodies and minds of astronauts. She is a medical doctor and has spent a year in Antarctica to study how humans adapt to isolation, confinement, and extreme environments. Since 2022, she has been a member of the ESA astronaut reserve.

Carmen Possnig on the Schedule 2023