Here's What It Actually Takes to Be a NASA Astronaut - PakTune.pk
Published: 5 months ago By: Seeker
By: SeekerPublished: 5 months ago
6, 378 Likes 120 Dislikes
NASA recently announced its new class of astronauts and their skill set is pretty diverse. So, what exactly does it take to be a NASA astronaut?
Yes, Apollo Flew Through the Van Allen Belts Going to the Moon - http://www.paktune.pk/watch/bLtgS2_qxJk
NASA Is Going to the Sun! But How...and Why? - http://www.paktune.pk/watch/r4HEeaZIgZQ
Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI
Get 15% off http://www.domain.com domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code SEEKER at checkout!
NASA Announces New Class of Astronaut Trainees
"NASA introduced 12 new astronauts on Wednesday (June 7), who will train for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space. The seven men and five women comprise the 22nd class of American spaceflight trainees since 1959. The group is the largest NASA has selected in almost two decades."
Here's What Emergency Medicine Will Look Like for Astronauts in Space
"If an emergency medical situation arises during a crewed trip to Mars, odds are that the astronauts helping out will have little medical training. Making things even more challenging, the astronauts will be far from home working only with the limited supplies on board - a task that would be difficult for even experienced doctors."
NASA: Astronaut Selection
"NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen for the intensive Astronaut Candidate training program. Including the "Original Seven", only 338 astronauts have been selected to date."
Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure.
Visit the Seeker website http://www.seeker.com/shows/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=seeker
Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel
Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker
Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez
Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/
Special thanks to Amy Shira Teitel for hosting and writing this episode of Seeker!
Check Amy out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/astVintageSpace