How can I make a astronaut?
No matter the background, NASA wants its astronauts to have at least a bachelor's degree in engineering, biological science, physical science or mathematics. (The agency maintains a list of exceptions to these degrees, such as geography or aviation management.) Many astronauts have a master's degree or even a Ph. D. via
Can you buy an astronaut suit?
The commercialization of space travel is well on its way. That means you can't just pop over to NASA and borrow a space suit for your private space flight, which leaves room for some upstarts to get in on the space-clothing action. For just $10,000, you can get a Final Frontier space suit customized for your size. via
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Which degree is best for astronaut?
engineering, biological science
Who is the youngest astronaut?
Oliver Daemen, 18, became the youngest astronaut. He holds a private pilot's license and is a space enthusiast who will study physics in university this fall. via
How expensive is an astronaut suit?
What's the cost of a good suit these days? At NASA, apparently, it's about $500 million. That's according to a new audit of the space agency's 14-year quest to design and build a new generation of spacesuits. via
What does space smell like?
In a video shared by Eau de Space, NASA astronaut Tony Antonelli says space smells “strong and unique,” unlike anything he has ever smelled on Earth. According to Eau de Space, others have described the smell as “seared steak, raspberries, and rum,” smokey and bitter. via
How expensive is a space suit?
The cost of a spacesuit originally was about $22 million. Building one from scratch right now can be as much as 250 million. via
Who gave August the astronaut helmet?
August's astronaut helmet was given to him by Miranda long before the start of the story told in R. J. Palacio's novel. The gift had been given as a gesture of love in response to Auggie's natural self-consciousness about the way he looked. via
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Which part of the body gets coldest in Space?
The fingers are the part of the body that gets coldest in space, and the gloves on spacesuits are equipped with heaters to keep fingers warm while still allowing dexterity to use tools. via
How much does an astronaut make?
According to NASA, civilian astronauts are awarded a pay grade of anywhere from GS-11 to GS-14, so the income range is relatively wide. Starting salaries begin at just over $66,000 a year. Seasoned astronauts, on the other hand, can earn upward of $144,566 a year. via