NASA Astronaut Applications Set New Record

Credit: ISS: NASA
HOUSTON — Record numbers of U.S. men and women — just more than 18,300 — would like to pursue careers as NASA astronauts, according to a tally of applicants who made the Feb. 18 deadline to seek perhaps eight to 14 openings early next year. The online application process got underway Dec. 14., and...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.