NASA's Hispanic Astronauts Fact Sheet
Front of NASA's Hispanic Astronauts fact sheet

The information in this document was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: All
Product Number: NP-2009-02-567-HQ


NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen for the intensive Astronaut Candidate training program. Only 321 astronauts have been selected to date. This fact sheet lists those astronauts of Latin-American and/or Spanish descent.

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