This 17 Year Old Girl Is Training To Be The First Person On Mars!

posted by Samantha Scott - 

So grateful for the past few days to be doing final frontier space suit egress testing out of an Orion capsule. Thankful to the amazing team and everyone involved! Can’t wait till next time

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This is Alyssa Carson! She's a 17-year-old Louisianan and NASA is training her to become an astronaut. But not just ANY astronaut. She's hoping to be the first person on Mars in 2033! She's on her way to get qualified by being the youngest person to be accepted and graduate the Advanced Possum Academy AAAAND she's studying all of her high school subjects in FOUR LANGUAGES (English, Chinese, Spanish and French). My mind is pretty blown! She's one smart cookie! Read more about her journey to become the first person on Mars here from BoredPanda!

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