Now is the perfect time to use our aeronautical engineering courses to prepare you for space travel! NASA recently announced that they are accepting applications for astronauts again through mid-February of 2016. That’s exciting news for anyone who has dreams of traveling into space. The agency said that astronauts accepted into the program will have the chance to fly on four different vessels:

  • the International Space Station
  • two different commercial craft being developed by private companies in the United States
  • NASA’s Orion deep space exploration vehicle

The agency won’t be making decisions about the candidates until the middle of 2017, but the deadline for applying is only another few weeks. If you haven’t already signed up for one of our online aerospace courses, you’ll want to do that as soon as possible. Even if you miss the application deadline for this round, though, there are sure to be more opportunities in the future. Space exploration is once again capturing the imagination of not only the general public, but companies who see a genuine business opportunity in space exploration. There are sure to be more and more chances to go into space for those who are qualified to do so.

Sign up for one of our online courses today and start honing the skills that you’ll need to have on your NASA application. You can sign up through our website for courses such as:

  • Understanding Space
  • Designing Space Missions and Systems
  • Human Spaceflight
  • Space Mission Operations
  • and many others

If you have questions about any of our online aeronautical engineering courses, give us a call today. We’ll make sure you get the information you need to choose the courses that are right for you!