16 November 2022 6:47 GMT
LAUNCH DAY! Shaun’s mission to the Moon began as the Orion spacecraft launched into space from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, taking ESA's newest astronaut farther than any human (or sheep!) has ever been before!
Astronauts typically spend a minimum of three years of training before flying to space for the first time! Read about Shaun's preparation and training in more detail on the ESA blog..ESA Blog