The eight members of NASA’s class of 2013 recently gave Men’s Health the inside scoop on their training, which includes customized NOLS courses. Cdr. Victor Glover, who participated in a leadership expedition in Colorado, reports that “survival training taught him role flexibility, to know when to lead and when to support."
“How many astronauts does it take to change a lightbulb? By the look of things on a recent morning in the NASA Neutral Buoyancy Lab at Johnson Space Center in Houston: two.
Plus hundreds of support personnel, including 14 divers suspended in the water with video cameras, all manner of tech support poolside, and a cadre of Starbucks-sipping flight operations specialists watching on screens in a control room overlooking the scene.”