TOKYO (JAXA PR) — The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has examined the application documents submitted by 4,127 applicants for astronaut candidate recruitment, and as a result, the following document selection passers have been determined.
Number of successful applicants for document selection: 2,266
- 1,778 male (78.5%)
- 485 female (21.4%),
- 3 other (0.1%)
Breakdown of Astronaut Candidates by Age Group Who Passed Document Selection
|Age Group||Successful Applicants (Document Selection)||Total Applicants|
|20s or younger||483 (21.3%)||811 (19.7%)|
|30s||1,084 (47.8%)||1,850 (44.8%)|
|40s||513 (22.6%)||973 (23.6%)|
|50s||163 (7.2%)||424 (10.3%)|
|60s and over||23 (1.0%)||69 (1.7%)|
The 0th selection English test will be held on May 8th (Sunday), and only those who have passed the English test will be held a general liberal arts test on May 29th (Sunday). Both will be carried out online.