An astronaut is a person who travels into space, usually as part of a planned scientific mission. In quest of higher studies and research, astronauts travel to other planets.
What does an Astronaut do?
Astronauts are pilots who fly spacecraft, which are usually huge in size and must be sustained in space.
How to become an astronaut in India?
You will be surprised to know that there is no organisation in our country, which can train you to become an astronaut. India has the capability and vision, but we do not have any specialists working on it currently.
Eligibitity to become an astronaut in India
– You must have a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in engineering or space science.– Your age should not be more than 45 years.
– You must have problem-solving skills that will help you face unexpected situations during the mission. – You should have good co-ordination since you will have to work under physically demanding conditions.