R 211552Z DEC 15
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/DEC//
SUBJ/NAVY ASTRONAUT CANDIDATE SELECTION PROGRAM//
AMPN/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1401.4F, ASTRONAUT CANDIDATE SELECTION PROGRAM.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the National Aeronautics and Space
Administrations (NASA) selection of astronaut candidates for future space
flight missions. Applications will be submitted via the NASA vacancy
announcement posted at USAJOBS. All applications must be submitted
electronically not later than vacancy announcement close date promulgated on
the astronaut candidate selection process timeline webpage,
http://astronauts.nasa.gov/content/timeline.htm. If selected by NASA,
candidates can expect orders to report to NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston
TX by August 2017.
2. All applicants must apply for astronaut candidate selection on the
USAJOBS website, http://www.usajobs.gov, during the specified timeframe.
Candidates will have to create a USAJOBS account and apply for the vacancy by
building an electronic resume.
3. Commanders are encouraged to ensure widest dissemination of this program.
Applicants will list their commanding officer as a reference on the
electronic resume built in USAJOBS. Command endorsement of applicants is
required. Commanders will be contacted for a personal assessment of
applicant as a prospective astronaut and a recommendation for the requested
4. Point of contact is CDR Stephen Johnson, PERS-452, at (901) 874-4058 or
via e-mail at stephen.johnson5(at)Navy.mil.
5. Released by Vice Admiral W. F. Moran, N1.//