Nasa space agency looking for new astronauts

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Calling all wannabe astronauts - US space agency Nasa is looking for new space explorers!

Nasa is hunting for people to join their 2013 Astronaut Candidate Program.

Those chosen will be sent on missions to the International Space Station - and beyond.

Its website says it's seeking "outstanding scientists, engineers, and other talented professionals to carry forward the great discovery process".

But there's a tough selection process for those who are interested - they must have a degree in science, engineering or maths; be in good physical health; and be an American citizen.