A New Artemis Astronauts Wanted in NASA

Katie Ramirez
February 14, 2020

Wondering if you have what it takes to be an astronaut?

NASA will accept applications March 2-31 for the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts, the agency said on Tuesday.

Beyond all of that, the candidates should additionally be capable of cross NASA's bodily, which evaluates the candidates for suitably on lengthy spaceflights.

The White House on Monday asked Congress for $25.2 billion for NASA in 2021, the agency's biggest budget in decades, calling for steady increases over five years to meet President Donald Trump's goal of landing astronauts on the moon and Mars.

A handful of new ones will be hired for the astronaut corps and begin training.

NASA is now celebrating its 20th year of being a part of the International Space Station (ISS) and in low- earth orbit this year. New data collected on and around the Moon will prepare the agency to send people to Mars in the mid-2030s. "We're asking all eligible Americans if they have what it to takes to apply beginning March 2", NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said in a news release.

New this year is the requirement for a master's degree in a STEM field, including engineering, math or biological, physical or computer science.

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The privileged few will join the 500 or so people who have ventured into space, as NASA looks to resume sending United States astronauts to the ISS on private U.S. rockets, go back to the Moon and head onward to Mars in the 2030s.

Candidates must also have at least two years of "related, progressively responsible professional experience" (whatever that means), or at least 1,000 hours of pilot-in-command time in jet aircraft.

For the first time as a part of the application process, applicants will be required to take an online assessment which will take around 2 hours to complete.

NASA saw a record number of applicants for its 2017 astronaut class.

Once selected, the privileged few may get the opportunity to live and work aboard the International Space Station which is 250 miles above Earth. Or on the other hand, they could dispatch on new rocket and dock at Gateway, the new spaceship that NASA is arranging that will circle the moon.

NASA plans on returning humans to the moon by 2024, after which plans are being made to establish sustainable lunar exploration by 2028.

NASA needs to find a workable pace Pole of the moon by 2024 - and it needs to send a lady there just because, alongside another man.

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