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NASA’s four requirements to become an astronaut

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A picture of the graduating astronaut class of January 2020.

NASA’s new class of astronauts – the first to graduate since the agency announced its Artemis program – appear on stage during their graduation ceremony at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Jan. 10, 2020. Source: NASA

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NASA astronauts participate in a spacewalk training session in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory near NASA’s Johns Space Center. Source: NASA


Hazards to human spaceflight

Hazards to human spaceflight

Swollen heads, increased cancer risk, and inevitable bickering are just a few of the major hurdles astronauts venturing to other worlds will face.

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