Japan’s space agency says aspiring astronauts no longer need science degrees

Apr 12, 2021 | INVESTING

Eyeing a future in which it may send poets into space to extol the beauty of the stars, Japan’s national space agency is looking to expand its horizons by dropping the science major requirement for potential astronauts as it launches its first recruitment drive in 13 years.“For the new age, with eyes fixed towards lunar exploration, we will select astronauts based on whether they can adapt to their missions rather than whether they are science or humanities majors,” said Kazuyoshi Kawasaki, a…

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