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Commercial Astronauts? Brian Shiro, Founder, Astronauts-4-Hire, A4H

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Astronauts for Hire, A4H, is a  501(c)(3) non-profit formed in April 2013 to recruit and train qualified scientists and engineers for the rigors of spaceflight. Commonly referred to as “Astronauts4Hire” or just “A4H,” the organization conducts a range of activities related to commercial astronaut workforce development. A4H’s principal service is to train its members as professional astronaut candidates who can assist researchers, payload developers, and spaceflight providers with mission planning and operations support. A4H mission is to increase the competitiveness of commercial astronaut candidates by providing skills training, facilitating forums for candidate communication, engaging the space research community, and inspiring the next generation. For more information about A4H and details to join and become a member visit: www.astronauts4hire.org