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NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — NASA chose 12 new astronauts Wednesday from its biggest pool of applicants ever, selecting seven men and five women who could one day fly aboard the nation’s next generation of spacecraft. The astronaut class of 2017 includes doctors, scientists, engineers, pilots and military officers from Anchorage to Miami and points … Continue reading NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants