Mandatory Credit: Photo by Design Pics Inc/REX Shutterstock (5333976a).. Manned Maneuvering Unit Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America.. VARIOUS.. .. The opportunity of a lifetime (Picture: Design Pics Inc/REX Shutterstock)

If you’re bored of your nine-to-five job, dust off your CV because this incredible career opportunity has just opened up.

NASA is hiring astronauts for future space missions and it’s an opportunity that cannot be missed.

So long as you’ve got a bachelor’s degree, you’re well on the way to being considered by the space organisation.

Your chances are even better if you’ve got an advanced degree in engineering, biological science, physical science, or mathematics.

The only catch is that you need to have had 1,000 hours of pilot-in-command experience in a jet aircraft or three years’ experience in a ‘progressively responsible’ related job.

CREDIT: NASA/REX Shutterstock.. Mandatory Credit: Photo by NASA/REX Shutterstock (5328394a).. Expedition 45 Commander Scott Kelly took this photograph during a spacewalk.. Astronaut Scott Kelly spacewalk selfie - 28 Oct 2015.. Astronaut Scott Kelly took this photograph during a spacewalk on Oct. 28, 2015. The Expedition 45 Commander commented "Space Walk Selfie back on the grid! Great first spacewalk yesterday. Now on to the next one next week." This was the first spacewalk for both Kelly and Flight Engineer Kjell Lindgren; the two will venture outside the International Space Station for the second time on 6 November. The two spacewalks were scheduled around milestones in space. Today, Oct. 29, Kelly becomes the U.S. astronaut who has lived in space the longest during a single U.S. spaceflight, and on Monday, Nov. 2, the crew celebrates the 15th year of a continuous human presence in space aboard the station. During the 7-hour and 16-minute spacewalk the astronauts began work to rig power and data system cables for the future installation of a docking port to the station that will be used for the arrival of the Boeing Starliner CST-100 and SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft... (Picture: NASA/REX Shutterstock)

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And it also helps if you’re average height because living in a spacecraft isn’t the most spacious of residences.

NASA say that you need to pass their physical exam…

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