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Non-NASA Astronaut Training

By Keith Cowing
January 14, 2010
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First Class of Suborbital Scientist-Astronauts Successfully Complete NASTAR Training Program
“For this diverse group of scientists to invest their own time and money for astronaut training is a true testament to the growing excitement behind the science potential of new commercial spacecraft,” said Dr. S. Alan Stern, chairman of SARG and a principal organizer of the scientist training program. “Interest was so high that we’ve already filled up a second class of a dozen scientists for spring 2010.”

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