Incomplete Research at US News & World Report

10 Things You Didn't Know About Space Exploration, US News & World Report

"1. There is no set number of people in an astronaut candidate class; NASA selects its candidates on an as-needed basis. To even apply to be an astronaut, candidates must have completed 1,000 hours of flying time in a jet aircraft."

Editor's note: Not true. At the present time NASA is not requiring that applicants be pilots.

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