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WATCH: Space Agency's '8 Balls' To Begin Training

collectSPACE.com | Robert Z. Pearlman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Science

HOUSTON — The "8 Balls" have landed in NASA's center pocket. On Tuesday (Aug. 20), eight new astronaut candidates — nicknamed the "Eight Balls" ...

What Does It Take To Become An Astronaut?

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2013 | Science

NASA's June 17 announcement that it had selected eight new astronaut-trainees has some people asking: What does it take to become an astronaut? Th...

My Conversation With an Astronaut

Ben Arnon | Posted 11.11.2012 | Science
Ben Arnon

Tom Marshburn has been with NASA for more than 16 years. In December, Tom will be headed to the International Space Station (ISS) for a six-month mission. I was thrilled to have the opportunity to interview Tom recently.

Astronaut Wannabes Swamp NASA, But What Is Agency Looking For?

Posted 02.06.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/04/2012 08:43 AM EST on SPACE.com NASA may not have space shuttles to launch people into the final frontier anymo...