Flowchart: Should You Give Up Your Dream of Being an Astronaut?
It's been a rough week for those of us who still harbor childhood dreams of a career in outer space. NASA is about to launch its second-to-last shuttle mission and isn't even accepting applications from aspiring astronauts. Plus the hunt for extraterrestrial life is on hold due to budget cuts. But if you still think space is the final frontier, let this flowchart be your guidance counselor: