Nightly News   |  June 17, 2013

NASA’s new astronauts-in-training

Four men and four women comprise NASA’s 2013 astronaut class. More than 6,300 people vied for one of the spots. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> nasa unveiled its newest astronaut class. four of the eight women. the mercury seven, no nasa vehicle to carry them into space currently. they ride with the russians to the space station and back.