And the answer is...


Future astronauts need to prepare themselves early in life in order to have the credentials to qualify to be an astronaut. Graduation from an accredited university is a must. In order to be accepted to an accredited university, a student must do well in high school courses and receive a good to excellent score on standardized tests such as the ACT or SAT.


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