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By: Dr. Astronaut

What does an Astronaut do?

An Astronaut is a scientist that goes into space to do experiments and study the universe. They do experiments on distant planets, planets close to us, and on themselves! They use things like space telescopes, and state-of-the-art equipment.

Video of what an Astronaut does.

Life on the ISS

Vocabulary

Some words that you might need to know are as followed:

Re-Entry

Launch

Retro Fire

Countdown

Zero Gravity

Education Required

You need at least a bachelors degree in 1of the following: engineering, biological science, physical science, or mathematics.

Unanswered Questions

Is it possible to become an astronaut anymore?

Will we ever go to Mars?

Will the government fund NASA anymore?