NASA needs to rent extra astronauts

NASA wants to hire more astronauts

Have you ever dreamed of turning into a area explorer? You now have your probability to do one thing about it: after a 4-yr silence, NASA is as soon as once more hiring new astronauts. The recruiting drive will run between December 14th and mid-February, with the ultimate alternatives made public in mid-2017. You will want the right combination schooling, expertise and stamina to even get your foot within the door (there is a lengthy-time period spaceflight bodily, for instance). Nevertheless, it might simply be value clearing that prime bar.

In contrast to hiring campaigns from current years, the astronauts who move muster this time round are more likely to do greater than journey to the Worldwide Area Station on Russian rockets. NASA is getting ready for the day when manned launches return to the US, whether or not they’re counting on Boeing and SpaceX capsules or the Orion spacecraft. If all goes based on plan, these recent faces might assist begin a brand new, revitalized period of American spaceflight.

[Image credit: AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Smiley N. Pool]

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