Career as Astronaut

Stream : Engineering & Mathematics
Sub Stream : Aeronautical/ Aerospace Engineering


Astronaut is the term for a person who is sent into space. The first human to travel to space was Yuri Gagarin, a Russian astronaut. Gagarin was part of a Soviet mission and he journeyed to space on 12 April 1961.

The job of an astronaut requires certain skills and qualifications. For instance, astronauts are required to have a scientific or engineering background in order to fix things that break in the spacecraft. They also need physical fitness because astronauts need to lift heavy objects in weightlessness so that astronauts can work with them.

Astronauts are professionals who work in the field of space exploration and research. They are considered as some of the most adventurous people on earth. As a profession, it is not common to find many astronauts in India.

Eligibility: One must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science or Mathematics from an accredited institution and have at least 3 years of related work experience to apply for this job.

Astronauts are the people who leave their homes to explore space. They are the brave and courageous people who have dedicated their lives to advance science and technology for the future of humanity.

Job responsibilities:

- Conducting experiments in space

- Maintaining equipment

- Recording data and images from space

- Providing technical support for other astronauts in space

- Communicating with mission control on Earth

An astronaut is a person who travels into space. They are also called space explorers. An astronaut's job mainly includes:

- Studying the earth and other planets from orbit

- Conducting experiments in space, often outside of the spacecraft

- Performing spacewalks to install equipment and perform other tasks

- Training for potential missions

- Conducting research in space medicine, biology, physics, astronomy and other sciences

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We follow a top to bottom approach. Our career counselors in the face to face counseling session would first discuss whether Astronaut is a suitable career option for the student/child or not. If the reports show that child does have the aptitude, personality, and interest required for this particular career, then the counselor will guide him/her about the scope, job opportunities for Astronaut and also help with the entrance exams, colleges, courses, private tutors, etc for this career.

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