What is the procedure to be an astronaut?   Whether we want to study Aeronautical Engineering or not?

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There are many more ways than you might think to become an astronaut. You don't necessarily have to study aeronautical engineering because there are many different types of jobs on a space mission. There are pilots, scientists, botanists, psychologists, etc. Since you are a young person, by the time you...

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There are many more ways than you might think to become an astronaut. You don't necessarily have to study aeronautical engineering because there are many different types of jobs on a space mission. There are pilots, scientists, botanists, psychologists, etc. Since you are a young person, by the time you get ready, there will no doubt be many more avenues that you can explore.

One way is going to one of the military academies - notably the Air Force Academy or the Naval Academy, both of which have pilot programs. You would then become a pilot when you graduate and this is a good avenue to get into the astronaut program.

I have put three websites down below (two from NASA) that discuss the requirements more fully. One thing is for certain: you must go to college, so get cracking on those books!

Good luck.

 

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