Thursday, June 20, 2013

Reaching for the stars: Astronaut class of 2013

This week, four women and four men were announced as the new 2013 class of astronaut candidates!

From left to right: Josh Cassada, Lt. Cmdr. Victor Glover, Lt. Col. Tyler Hague, Christina Hammock, Major Nicole Mann, Major Anne McClain, Jessica Meir, and Dr. Andrew Morgan
These highly qualified individuals were picked from an applicant pool of over 6,000- the second largest application response NASA has ever had. Congratulations to each of you selected!

You can hear more about the astronaut selection and other events from this week at NASA from this NASA Television "This Week @NASA" episode!

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