StarChild Question of the Month for September 1998

This answer was written in September 1998 and represents the state of our knowledge at that time. This page is NOT updated. If you want the latest information, go to the main StarChild homepage and search the main site.

Question:

How can I become an astronaut?

Shuttle

Answer:

You can read all about becoming an astronaut, other jobs at NASA, information about astronauts, or information about NASA on the Web. There are many paths to becoming an astronaut and they are detailed in the sites below. You can learn all about the astronaut recruitment process and procedure and access to information about NASA programs for Students.

http://liftoff.msfc.nasa.gov/academy/astronauts/wannabe.html
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/people/astronauts.html
http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/space_level1/astronaut.html
http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/space_level2/astronaut.html
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/outreach/jobsinfo/astronaut101.html
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/more.html - You will find a great deal of information by checking out the links under "Information About Becoming an Astronaut".
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/hst/kids.html

We wish you luck in your quest!

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