As NASA prepares to launch American astronauts this year on American rockets from American soil to the International Space Station – with an eye toward the Moon and Mars – NASA is accepting applications March 2 to 31 for the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts.
The basic requirements to apply include United States citizenship and a master’s degree in a STEM field, including engineering, biological science, physical science, computer science, or mathematics, from an accredited institution. Candidates also must have at least two years of related, progressively responsible professional experience, or at least 1,000 hours of pilot-in-command time in jet aircraft. Astronaut candidates must pass the NASA long-duration spaceflight physical.
Americans may apply to #BeAnAstronaut at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/561186900
As part of the application process, applicants will, for the first time, be required to take an online assessment that will require up to two hours to complete.NASA expects to select the new class of astronaut candidates in mid-2021 to begin training as the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts.
For more information about a career as a NASA astronaut, and application requirements, visit:
Becoming Astronauts: Are You Next?
Explorers Wanted: NASA to Hire More New Artemis Generation Astronauts
Vice President Pence Tours NASA’s Historic Mission Control in Houston
NASA Administrator Talks Training, Future Missions with Newest Astronaut Class
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