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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Do you have what it takes to be a Nasa astronaut?

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"The next round of Nasa's astronaut program is opening soon – just how much do you know about the selection process?" summarizes Jessica Orwig, science reporter at Business Insider.

Between 4,000 and 8,000 people apply during each round of NASA applications  
Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Some of the glorified careers we hear about as kids include firefighters who save lives, doctors who cure illnesses, and astronauts who venture into space.

If you grew up in the US, then Nasa's astronaut program is the one with which you're probably most familiar, but just how much do you know about the selection process?

Source: The Independent