USA track cyclist launches new career with Nasa

The 10 candidates will go through two years of training with NASA from January 2022

Christina Birch
(Image credit: NASA)

The 11-time American track champion Christina Birch has successfully joined the latest US Astronaut programme by NASA.

Birch has made it to the last 10 candidates to try and become the next group of NASA astronauts to be part of the team working on the International Space Station (ISS).

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