NASA’s astronaut candidates to graduate with eye on Artemis missions

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – NASA announced 11 new astronauts graduated at its Johnson Space Center in Houston .

This is the first class of astronaut candidates to graduate under the Artemis Program.

They completed more than two years of basic training before graduation. Now they will be eligible for assignments to the International Space Station, Artemis missions to the moon and even missions to Mars.

Electrical Engineering Professor at USD Ernest Kim and Mathematics Professor Diane Hoffoss at USD  taught the astronauts during their time at USD. They were in studio to talk about it.


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