The Stellar Training for Astronaut Readiness (STAR) program is dedicated to preparing individuals and crews for future missions. The STAR curriculum is delivered in conjunction with a carefully designed fitness training regimen, research-based meditation practices, and group activities to apply practical applications for physical and mental preparation, while also working on individual and team development.

training for your space journey starts here!


an introductory mini-series to STAR

Launch Pad to STAR is an introductory course to the novel approach of human performance training in preparation for an analog mission. This mini-series covers the basics of the four major elements of training: physical performance, mental performance, team dynamics, and human factors,

​At the completion of this program, you will receive a participation certificate and hold the fundamental knowledge to get you started on bettering your opportunities for space.

STAR for



a 9 or 12-week intensive training program to set you up for mission success.

*These sessions occur in cohorts and have limited spaces available.

STAR.ANALOG is an 8-week intensive program that prepares you for future analog space missions, whether you're looking to apply for your first mission or you've already earned the title of Analog Astronaut. We provide you with the foundational knowledge and readiness level necessary to begin (or continue) your space journey.

The STAR curriculum provides in-depth coverage of the four major elements of training: physical performance, mental performance, team dynamics, and human factors, as well as relevant topics on applying for your first mission. The content is delivered in video format with required homework and quizzes, as well as occasional group projects and weekly group discussions.
(One of the first group projects includes designing a patch with your team!)

At the end of the program, and providing that you meet the STAR standards, you will receive a completion certificate, mission patch, and an invitation to join the exclusive STAR community as potential recruits for future missions.

STAR for


self-paced course

a self-paced comprehensive course teaching you physical, mental, team, and human factors of analog missions

The STAR for Analogs Course is a self-paced version of the certificate program. Participants will gain insights into the risks, efforts, and responsibilities required during an analog mission in terms of physical and mental readiness, team work, and environmental threats. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a completion certificate.

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