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NASA seeking volunteers to stay in bed for 70 days

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Sadly, the study will not qualify you to become an astronaut. Sadly, the study will not qualify you to become an astronaut.

NASA is looking for volunteers willing to lie in bed for 70 days. They'll pay you about $18,000.

The catch? You can't get up.

You can read books, play on the computer, watch TV, even work. But you have to stay on that bed, lying down.

The purpose of the study is to research the effects of long-term spaceflight - the kind where you're strapped in for weeks - on the human body.

You must also pass the Modified Air Force Class III Physical, which includes vision and hearing screenings, blood and urine work, an electrocardiogram, screening for drugs and alcohol, and infectious disease testing. Here is the application.

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