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NASA receives more than 12,000 applications for next astronaut class
Posted: Fri, Apr 3, 2020, 2:37 PM ET (1837 GMT)
NASA More than 12,000 people submitted applications in NASA's latest astronaut selection round. The deadline for submitting applications was Tuesday, with the agency now starting a selection process that will end with a new astronaut class in the summer of 2021. The number of applications was the second-highest in the agency's history, but down a third from the previous, record-setting round in 2016. NASA noted that it increased the educational requirements in this round and shortened the application period from two months to one.
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