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Interview With Astronaut Christina Koch #MakerEducation

Wonderful interview with Astronaut Christina Koch from Teen Vogue.

Going to space is a dream for a lot of people, but what does it really take to make it happen? To find out, Teen Vogue went right to the source: astronaut Christina Hammock Koch, an accomplished scientist, graduate of the 2013 Astronaut Class, and an all-around badass. We talked with Christina about the ins and outs of training for space, what it’s like to work for NASA, whether gender makes a difference on board the space station, and what she’s most looking forward to about life outside of planet Earth.

Christina, who graduated to become an astronaut in 2015, was one of eight candidates chosen from a pool of more than 6,000 — but even qualifying to train as an astronaut is no cakewalk. The application requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a STEM field, the right kind of post-graduate experience, and demanding physical requirements.

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