- Was selected for the European Astronaut Corps in 2009 along with five others.
- His 10-day iriss mission aboard the International Space Station in 2015 made him the first Dane on a space mission.
- Received specialist training in spacewalking and controlling the SpaceX capsule at the NASA Johnson Space Flight Center in Houston. Scheduled to launch as the pilot from the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida on August 15, 2023.
- Graduated from Imperial College London in 1999 and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007. After his Ph.D., Andreas Mogensen worked in the aerospace industry in the US, Germany, and the UK. He also has experience as a rig engineer and holds pilot and diving certificates.
The title of honorary professor is awarded to persons with qualifications at a high professional level.