Astronaut

Empowering scientific discovery through space exploration

About

An astronaut also known as a space explorer is a person well-trained, prepared, and deployed by a human spaceflight program to serve as a commander or a part of a group that is to on board a spacecraft. In spite of the fact that it is generally saved for proficient space travelers, the term is in some cases connected to anyone who voyages into space, counting researchers, lawmakers, writers, and visitors. "Space explorer" in fact applies to all human space travelers in any case of nationality.

Having interest and observing every detail of outer space is not enough knowledge for you to become an astronaut. A person needs to possess a special knowledge in this field to know the actual events in detail occurring in space. However, there are two types of astronauts which are, Mission Specialist Astronaut and Pilot Astronaut.

Eligibility

On the basis of Nationality

  • To become an astronaut, one should be a permanent citizen of India. 

On the basis of Gender

  • Both the genders are able to become astronauts and there is no age limit in this field. 

On the basis of Physical & Medical

  • To become an astronaut you need to be physically & mentally healthy. 

On the basis of Educational Qualification

  • Possess a Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD Degree in Aeronautical engineering or STEM field.

Job Roles

The field of astronaut aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the field of electronic engineering presents innumerable job profiles. Below are mentioned some job profiles:

  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  • Aerospace Industry
  • National Aeronautical Laboratories
  • Defense Research & Development Organisation
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Salary

The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a flight engineer is very impressive only in India.

 

Level 

Salary Package

Starting Salary

Approx ₹12,39,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹42,70,000

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹62,00,000

Skills

  • Must possess an english-speaking certificate
  • Possess a certain hours of flying experience
  • Must be strong to handle any emergency situation
  • Multi-tasking
  • Observational skills

Benefits

  • Competitive earning
  • Find & explore space
  • See the universe
  • Chance to float in zero gravity
  • Can prepare the world from potential danger in the dark space

Drawbacks

  • High-risk
  • Exposed to natural dangers
  • Highly exposed to radiations at space
  • Health Problems