• Question: what kind of training do you need to be qualified to be an astronaut?

    Asked by will to Simon, Julia, Delma, Andrew, Alex on 15 Dec 2015. This question was also asked by jess, alex.
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      Delma Childers answered on 15 Dec 2015:

      You either need to train to be a pilot or you need a degree in science, maths or engineering. During astronaut candidate training, they’ll get a lot of survival, star navigation, and other training, and information on how to use systems in space.