U.S. citizens wishing to post will have to go through a thorough selection process which will last several months, since both physical and academic demands for such work are enormous. In fact, the names of the elected members not know until the spring of 2017. And will not be until the autumn of that year when begin to work of truth in his new career center: Johnson Space Center, in Houston. Final testing includes personal interviews with qualified staff from NASA that will give the final verdict.
Applicants must have, essentially, studies of Science: engineers, mathematicians, physicists or biologists. The Agency officials also value the fact that the candidates have experience as pilots of aircraft. NASA estimates that about three million Americans meet the basic requirements to aspire to be part of the new generation of astronauts.
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Along with the challenge of Mars, NASA says, as incentive, those selected will travel to the international space station, in which years cooperate the United States and Russia; two spaceships that built American businesses or new exploration vehicle space Orion, which was launched into space on an experimental basis just a year ago and hoped that in 2021 can be already manned by astronauts. The elect will go through testing in the orbit of the Moon, where they will learn complex spatial operations before moving on to the main objective, as it is the mission to Mars.
In your job offer, NASA remembers that today are developing more aerospace projects that never in history and that future candidates will have the opportunity to meet the space areas never explored by humanity. So far, NASA has made a selection of more than 300 astronauts to explore space. And many more are needed for future missions to the international space station, where he held various research and new technologies are tested. NASA warns that the missions on the space station last between three and six months and that the preparation to be so long in space requires a period of preparation of two to three years.
If a civilization intercepts Voyager and can understand these recorded contents, here is our message: this is a gift from a far and distant world. A compendium of our sounds, our science, our images, our music and our thoughts and feelings. We are attempting to survive our time so we may live into yours. We hope that someday, after solving the problems that we face, we can join a community of Galactic Civilizations. This record represents our hope, our determination and our goodwill in a vast and awesome universe." This is the letter written by President Jimmy Carter in which presents to mankind in anticipation of possible extraterrestrial encounter. People drinking from a jug, frogs, a man pulling her skin to a crocodile, binges, the great wall of China and the Taj Mahal are some of the images that accompany the Intergalactic lot involving Nasa on the Voyager ships launched into space beyond the solar system in 1977.