The Canadian Press

2016-06-17 | New Astronauts

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If you ever thought about going into space, now's your chance. Canada is recruiting candidates to fill two potential new spots in its space program. Current astronaut-in-training Jeremy Hansen says recruits have to be smart, but they also have to have nerves of steel. (Getting into the space program doesn't guarantee a mission to Mars, or even out of Earth's atmosphere. Canada has sent eight astronauts to space on 16 missions.)

Date: 2016-06-17
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << obviously academics are important we have to know that you have the skill sets in the knowledge to do the job but I'm poor almost more important is your what I call operational skills your ability to act under pressure we have to know that when we're trapped in the tin can with you and things are not going well that you're going to be with us on the checklist and executing the responses >>