An astronaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
Is this the career for me?
Use the resources below to take the first steps towards your future career.
Lesson 1: Beginner Astronaut
Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see what a day in the life of an astronaut is like.
Move the astronaut space station to see how it affects gravitational forces and orbital paths. Or turn off gravity to see what would happen without it!