• Astronauts: The Importance of Mental & Physical Pre-Flight Fitness

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    Astronauts: The Importance of Mental & Physical Pre-Flight Fitness
      While most people understand that becoming an Astronaut isn't the simplest career to break into, they probably don't understand the rigorous mental and physical conditioning required to prepare an individual's mind and body for space. Beyond the physical strain placed on a person's body during the actual flight to space, the more time in space, the more strain on the body. NASA has...
  • What's the course for NASA and Space Industry for 2017?

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    What's the course for NASA and Space Industry for 2017?
    As 2017 kicks off, it will be a new era for NASA and the Space industry, as  President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January. As president, Trump will nominate a NASA administrator and will be tasked with setting a budget for the space program, which will then have to be approved by Congress. The current proposed budget for NASA in 2017 is $19 billion...
  • What Qualifications Must You Have to Become a NASA Engineer?

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      NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is responsible for science and technology related to air and space. NASA engineers design and build the technology used in every field for NASA, including electronics, avionics, software and rocketry. One out of every 1,000 patents issued in the U.S. has gone to NASA project scientists. Thousands of scientific studies have been published based on results of...
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