The new class of astronauts. Source
NASA has unveiled their new class of astronauts to be trained for potential future missions. These 8, highly qualified, individuals are living the dream. Coming from a wide variety of backgrounds, these people have been selected from a pool of over 6,000 applicants to train to be the next pioneers of space exploration.
NASA will be hosting a Google+ Hangout session today to discuss the new recruits. If you want to follow along, follow this link: http://go.nasa.gov/126mOLK or watch it on Space.com. It will take place at 4:00 p.m. EDT.
For more information and a list of the astronauts names and bios, check out this article.