SPACEFLIGHT
TRAINING Programs

The NASTAR Center offers a wide variety of human spaceflight training options ranging from Orbital and Suborbital spaceflight training programs; to advanced courses which include space physiology, high G loading in multi-axes, high altitude and decompression, and multi-axis accelerations. Each course is offered as an initial training course or a refresher training course. The NASTAR Center is the first FAA-Approved center able to meet Crew Qualification and Training Requirements (14 CFR Part 460.5) (FAA Certificate SA 10-001) for commercial human spaceflight.

SPACEFLIGHT
TRAINING Programs

The NASTAR Center offers a wide variety of human spaceflight training options ranging from Orbital and Suborbital spaceflight training programs; to advanced courses which include space physiology, high G loading in multi-axes, high altitude and decompression, and multi-axis accelerations. Each course is offered as an initial training course or a refresher training course. The NASTAR Center is the first FAA-Approved center able to meet Crew Qualification and Training Requirements (14 CFR Part 460.5) (FAA Certificate SA 10-001) for commercial human spaceflight.

SPACEFLIGHT COURSES

All training spaceflights are in the FAA-approved STS-400 high performance human centrifuge

Orbital Human Spaceflight Training

Orbital Spaceflight
Participant Training

This spaceflight training program is designed to provide future Orbital Spaceflight Participants with the core knowledge and skills to become a safe, confident and capable Orbital Spaceflight Participant.

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Orbital Human Spaceflight Refresher Training

Orbital Spaceflight
Refresher Training

This spaceflight training course builds on the core knowledge and skills gained in the Orbital Spaceflight Participant Training Course, a required prerequisite for this course.

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Suborbital Human Spaceflight Participant Training Course

Suborbital Spaceflight Participant Training

This spaceflight training program is designed to provide future Suborbital Spaceflight Participants with the core knowledge and skills to become a safe, confident and capable Suborbital Spaceflight Participant.

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Suborbital Human Spaceflight Refresher Course

Suborbital Spaceflight Refresher Training

This spaceflight training course builds on the core knowledge and skills gained in the Suborbital Spaceflight Participant Training Course, a required prerequisite for this course.

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Advanced Human Spaceflight Training Courses

Advanced Human
SpaceFlight Training

This program is designed to provide enhanced knowledge and in-depth training including emergency preparedness that goes above and beyond the basic spaceflight training courses.

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NEWS AND EVENTS

NASTAR Center at IAC 2022
The NASTAR Center's Director of Space Training, Glenn King, will be at International Astronautical Congress 2022

The International Astronautical Congress 2022 will be hosted in the beautiful city of Paris, France. Exceptionally, the IAC 2022 will be from Sunday till Thursday, 18-22 September at the Paris Convention Centre (1 place de la Porte de Versailles, Paris). Email Glenn at gking@nastarcenter.com to arrange a meeting with him during the IAC.

NASTAR Center Wall Street Journal Tech Briefing
The NASTAR Center's Director of Space Training Talks Training for Space With the WSJ
Zoe Thomas | Wall Street Journal | May 31, 2022

The modern space race has taken off, thanks in large part to the growing role played by private companies. As businesses send up more missions, build their own space stations and even think about mining the moon, they will need to find and train new types of workers. On the first episode of Tech News Briefing’s special series about the developing space economy, host Zoe Thomas looks at space jobs that go beyond astronauts.

Spaceflight training at the NASTAR Center
The NASTAR Center Featured in Netflix's Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space

The NASTAR Center is featured in episode three of Netflix's Countdown: Inspiration 4 Mission to Space. At the NASTAR Center, the crew underwent centrifuge training to prepare for the various dynamic situations encountered during spaceflight.

Jean Maggie Trains for Space at the NASTAR Center
Argentinian man with disability hopes to go into outer space
Disability Insider | June 1, 2021

He spent two days at the National Aerospace Training and Research (NASTAR) Center, which is the only center authorized by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for this type of training.

Inspiration4 crew completes centrifuge training
Inspiration4 crew completes centrifuge training
By John Kraus | April 11, 2021

At the NASTAR Center, the crew underwent centrifuge training to prepare for the various dynamic situations encountered during spaceflight — including launch, reentry, ocean splashdown, and a potential in-flight abort scenario.

Space Training with human centrifuge
This is how (almost) anyone can train to be an astronaut
MIT Technology Review | March 24, 2021

Private astronaut missions are set to begin this year. But how do you prepare a civilian for spaceflight?

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