Astronaut corps shrinks as shuttle program ends
Published 07/18/2011, The Jamestown Sun
NASA’s mighty astronaut corps has become a shadow of what it once was. And it’s only going to get smaller. It’s down to 60 from an all-time high of 149 just a decade ago, with more departures coming once Atlantis returns this week from the very last space shuttle voyage.Word count: 1016
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