HAL, the onboard computer, just vacuumed you out the hatch. Where are you going, Dave?
In college, you've majored in astrophysics, and you wangled an internship at NASA to work on science projects at Mission Control. You find yourself making a lot of coffee for socially challenged engineer types.
You're applying to be an astronaut, you've passed the physical tests, and you're halfway through the psychological screening. What you can't figure out is why the friendly psychologist is making you do origami.
You're an astronaut, one of the chosen few, and you're training for space, shuttling from one training site to the other, all over the globe. Last week, Boston, next week, Russia.