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Maryland Fighter Pilot Selected for Elite NASA Team

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:11 PM EDT

United States Marine Corp fighter pilot Nicole Mann is one of four women to be selected to join a NASA project with the goal of landing on an asteroid within the next decade.

Four male astronauts were also selected. Mann, who has been stationed at the Naval Air Station in Patuxent River for the past five years, will move to Houston with her family next week to begin work at Johnson Space Center.

“For me, it's an absolute dream come true,” Mann said.

Maryland Fighter Pilot Selected for Elite NASA Team


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