Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Guess Who lives in Maine?

A woman from Maine has been chosen
 from thousands of applicants to train as
 an astronaut for NASA, a selection that
 could one day take her to Mars.
Jessica U. Meir, a 1995 graduate
 of Caribou High School who now
works in Boston, could be among the
leaders of a manned mission to an asteroid
in the 2020s and to Mars in the following decade,
 according to a statement issued by NASA.




Meir, 35, is among eight astronaut trainees who were introduced Monday by NASA to be in its first training class in four years. The group, selected from a pool of more than 6,000 applicants after an 18-month search, includes four women. Their training will begin in August at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Hey here's another
CHRISTOPHER J. CASSIDY (COMMANDER, USN)
NASA ASTRONAUT  He is from York, Maine





Astronaut." Rick Hauck and he's been living in
Maine for the last five years.  

Want a free one way trip to Mars??
 I have a neighbor I'd like to send.
Have an itch that only space travel can scratch? 
You could spend billions for a trip to the moon,
You could journey to Mars -- for free.
That's the word from MARS ONE,,
 a non-profit Dutch  start up with plans to 
establish a colony on MARS by 2023.
 Weird, wonder why we are leaving Earth?



Posted by Yvonne @ La Petite Gallery
 Comments are welcome

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