Want to be an astronaut? NASA is hiring

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(November 9, 2015) – Have you ever wanted be an astronaut? If so, here’s your chance!

NASA announced that they are hiring! Starting December 14, they will begin accepting applications for the next class of astronaut candidates.

The agency is looking for pilots, engineers, scientists and medical doctors, as well as others to carry out deep-space exploration missions that will advance a future human mission to Mars.

“This next group of American space explorers will inspire the Mars generation to reach for new heights, and help us realize the goal of putting boot prints on the Red Planet,” said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. “Those selected for this service will fly on U.S. made spacecraft from American soil, advance critical science and research aboard the International Space Station, and help push the boundaries of technology in the proving ground of deep space.”

Applications for consideration as a NASA Astronaut will be accepted here.

Also, you can learn more about a career as a NASA astronaut, and application requirements at this website.