NASA is hiring astronauts to go to the moon and Mars. Applications are now open — here’s what candidates need on their resumes.
NASA’s Artemis program aims to land the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024. After that, the goal is to send astronauts to Mars.
NASA is hiring a new class of astronauts for its Artemis missions, which aim to set up a station on the moon and send people to Mars.
Last time the space agency hired a new class of astronauts, it received 18,000 applications.
For those selected, training includes underwater spacewalk simulations, learning Russian, and flying fighter jets.
Applications are open .
NASA is looking for new astronauts.
The new class will staff the agency’s Artemis missions, which aim to set up a station on the moon and eventually send humans to Mars.
“It’s the best job, on or off the planet,” Brandi Dean, a spokesperson for NASA, told Business Insider.
The application period for the new cohort opened Monday and closes March 31. The salary range: $104,898 to $161,141. You can apply here.
NASA doesn’t have a set number of open positions, but past cohort sizes have ranged from eight to 12. The last time the agency hired astronauts, over 18,000 applications came in.……
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