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  • VP Mike Pence welcomes NASA’s 12 new astronaut candidates

    Bart LeahyJune 8th, 2017

    HOUSTON — With Vice President Mike Pence on hand and providing comments during the ceremony, NASA announced the 2017 class of astronauts. The agency selected 12 individuals out of more than 18,000 applicants.