||Is being an astronaut
your dream job? Find out more about how they are selected,
how much they are paid and what they do at the StarChild
site. This page will also helps you see what you can
do right now to work towards your goal.
Learn how to become an astronaut
Astronaut site which covers the selection
and training of astronauts and explains the basic requirements
for astronaut applicants, astronaut training and the various
types of specialists within the astronaut program.
You can also visit Careers
at NASA and in Aeronautics to find out more.
Write about what you found out about the job of an astronaut
or what kind of training it takes to become one.
Research the Apollo Mission astronauts.
Research one of the Apollo astronauts and create a presentation
or report about them. See a sample
report for some ideas, guidelines for students, and resources.
information for links to each mission's overview and
its crew. Click on the small thumbnail of the crew to see
information about each astronaut.
or use http://www.seasky.org/spacexp/sky5c04.html
for detailed biographies of selected Apollo
crews from Missions 1 to 17
3. Can you answer these questions?
Which astronauts flew to the Moon more than once?
What were some things that astronauts
had in common as far as their education or training?
What are some things that someone
your age could start doing now to work towards becoming