I Want to Be An Astronaut

For those who dream to fly amidst the stars 114 People

    On My Back....

    I would always, at any opportunity, look up!! Still do and always will. I love laying down outside and staring at the sky. Night or day it doesn't matter. Body parts have been broken for walking around at night staring up!!! Finally when I realised 'it ain't going to happen' I...
    JoulesPi JoulesPi
    41-45
    Dec 9, 2012

    Since I Was Little...

    ... I always wanted to be the first person on Mars. I've read so many books about space travel. I always thought it was the coolest thing. I used to have this recurring dream, too, that I would be sent into deep space exploration, trying to find new worlds and such for our...
    WonderlustKing WonderlustKing
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2010

    Astronaut? Me? Are You Kidding??

    Not even my wildest dreams I ever wanted to become an astronaut. Me in outer space or any other planet will be so embarrassing.. oh my god, I wont survive there. I know hehe
    lekha99 lekha99
    41-45, F
    Apr 12, 2012

    My Goal

    To be honest, the moon has been my source of comfort since forever. Hiding it's craters and shinning brightly. Even though it darkens, I've always known it was there, watching over me from outside the walls of where ever. because of the Moon when i was older I was much more...
    whenyoubelieve22 whenyoubelieve22
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Oct 17, 2007

    To Be An Astronaut...

    I have always looked to the stars in hopes of one day reaching them. I have always wondered if I could one day go to the ISS or the moon, and see the stars like only a few select have. One of the basic requirements to become an astronaut says that you must be between 62-75 inches...
    JohnNavy21 JohnNavy21
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2013

    I Wanted To Be An Astronaut, Since For Ever.

    Like any normal kid in the 60's I wanted to be a fighter pilot or maybe an astronaut! Then in 1970, i learned to scuba dive. Wow the weightlessness. I was like being in space! In the early seventies, the space program was gung ho and it seemed like we would have a vast amount...
    californiaduderr californiaduderr
    56-60
    1 Response Jul 23, 2011

    I want nothing more in my life

    than to become an astronaut.
    shlumbug shlumbug
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

    When I Grow Up...

    As a child I always dreamt of being an astronaut.  Then as I got a little older I would always say that no matter what I did in my life, one day I would work for NASA, even if I was their janitor.  To this day I still haven't worked there & I still dream about...
    TheIdeaOfMe TheIdeaOfMe
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Nov 17, 2007

    Yes I Do

    I've always wanted to orbit Uranus.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Aug 15, 2011

    Limitations And The Beyond

    It seems many people concentrate on the coolness factor behind being an astronaut, and being a tourist and watching stars and the members of the firmaments go by their viewport. They admire the poetry and beauty of the experience. Yet being an astronaut is fraught with risk and...
    auroramaru auroramaru
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 20, 2012

    Challenger - 25 Years Later

    Can you believe it has been 25 years since the Challenger Disaster? Do you remember where you were? For many of us, this was'our 'Kennedy moment'. Much like an earlier generation remembered where they were when they heard about the Attack on Pearl Harbour, and then later the...
    RichieRich78 RichieRich78
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2011

    Growing Up

    I wanted to be an astronaut or at the very least I wanted to work for NASA.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2009

    An Odd Dream About Being An Astronaut

    So this is weird, but I find it funny: I keep having this recurring dream where the government wants to secretly launch me into space... and the way they do it is HYDROPOWER .. . via... a TOILET BOWL! I keep dreaming of climbing into a toilet bowl and rocketing off into the stars...
    hellonooneknows hellonooneknows
    26-30, F
    Jun 19, 2010
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