This Oct. 6, 2009 photo provided by NASA shows astronaut class member Mark Vande Hei, left, and Navy instructor Victor Mower during 2009 ASCAN water survival training at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Pensacola, Fla. NASA is hiring astronauts. You can even apply online at a giant government jobs website. There's only one hitch: NASA doesn't have its own spaceship anymore and is sending fewer fliers into orbit right now. "The experience is well worth the wait," promised NASA flight crew operations director Janet Kavandi as the space agency started a public search Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, for new astronauts. (AP Photo/NASA, James Blair)