NASA Mars rover Curiosity snaps 1st color photo of Red Planet
Space.com: NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has taken its 1st color photo of the planet. The new photo provides a view of the terrain north of the Curiosity rover, and shows the north wall and rim of Gale Crater in the distance, NASA officials said in an image description.
Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has a need for Astronaut Candidates to support the International Space Station (ISS) Program and future deep space exploration activities.
Some requirements for the job:
- Frequent travel may be required.
- Astronaut candidates will be required to pass a swimming test during the first month of training.
- Position subject to pre-employment background investigation.
- Travel to and from the ISS will be aboard the Russian Soyuz vehicle. Consequently, astronauts must meet the Soyuz size requirements.
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