Space Professionals: Frits de Jong, ESA, Cologne

Who are the heads behind the orbiting laboratory ISS? Who cares about the supply on the ground, who is responsible for the medical care of the astronauts? And who determines what happens on board and which experiments are performed?

Our series „Space Professionals“ presents different masterminds behind the operation and utilization of the Internation Space Station: coaches, doctors, managers, ground crew members, and many, many others – today:  Frits de Jong – responsible at the esa in Cologne for the medical supervision and treatment of the astronauts before, during and after their stay on the ISS.