Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Here is your chance to join NASA. The US space agency is now accepting applications from anyone with the right qualifications to be an astronaut candidate.
The astronaut candidate application website now is live and accepting submissions through February 18. The list of selected astronaut candidates will be announced by NASA in mid-2017.
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On its official Twitter handle, the US space agency has tweeted few signs that might mean you’re ready to apply:
— NASA (@NASA) December 14, 2015
Those who will be chosen could take flight in four different US spacecraft. Those spacecraft include NASA's Orion, two commercial spacecraft (Boeing’s CST-100 Starline and SpaceX’s Crew Dragon), and on the International Space Station.
If you have any other questions related to this job, NASA astronaut Shannon Walker and astronaut selection manager Anne Roemer will answer them at a question forum at 4pm EST today on the following link: http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/.