008: How to Become an Astronaut with Mike Mongo

13 minutes

Mike Mongo dreamed of becoming an astronaut when he was young, but making those dreams a reality can be challenging. Now Mike is an astronaut instructor who encourages kids to follow their interstellar dreams. In this episode of The Show About Science, Mike tells Nate that "when he grows up, he can live, work and play in space." Nate wants to know more about space and what sort of creatures humans might encounter as they explore this new frontier. Mike Mongo is the author of The Astronaut Instruction Manual which is available on Amazon (http://amzn.to/1mZmZuy).

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