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What are the requirements for becoming an astronaut

I am a student and want to become an astronaut. #engineering #science #physics #astronomy #astrophysics #astronaut #astrobiology

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Ken’s Answer

Hi!


It is good to hear that you have such high reaching goals!


Here is some information that I hope you will find to be useful.


http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/news/2015/11/4/so-you-want-to-be-an-astronaut/
http://www.space.com/25786-how-to-become-an-astronaut.html
http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/132538793869/5-myths-about-becoming-an-astronaut


Please keep me informed. I would like to hear about your progress!

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Thank you comment icon You are welcome! Wish you the best! Ken Simmons
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John’s Answer

Becoming an astronaut takes a lot of time and effort. However, if you're driven to become an astronaut, seeking Aerospace Engineering is a start!

Thank you comment icon Thank you so much! :) Prabhash
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VGG-Consulting’s Answer

As John Vu stated Aerospace Engineering is probably a good start along with a good health and athletic abilities.
Study carefully Ken Simmons suggested web pages above as well... One other important thing would be a good supportive network of friends and family members and strong will do achieve your dream!
Good luck!
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karthik’s Answer

For Becoming a Astronaut first Ph d specialization in any required Technical field and also you should have Flying Experience in Fighter combat jets So People who have Experienced large amount G- force are Mainly Selected For Astronauts
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For Becoming a Astronaut first Ph d specialization in any required Technical field and also you should have Flying Experience in Fighter combat jets So People who have Experienced large amount G- force are Mainly Selected For Astronauts
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