Wednesday, July 24, 2013

How to Become an Astronaut

What's the first step to becoming an astronaut? Apply.

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It was fairly obvious, last month, that I wasn't accepted as an AsCan when the Astronaut Class of 2013 was announced, but this letter I received today makes it official.

I've never been so fond of a rejection letter for a job I truly wanted.

Surprisingly, the basic qualifications to become an astronaut are fairly simple.

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