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[Photos] Ground Control To Astronaut Jessica Meir

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Jessica Meir has studied how animals operate in extreme, low-oxygen environments. Now, as a new astronaut candidate, she will test her own body.

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Jessica Meir has worked in some of the most extreme environments on earth.

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Jessica Meir working with emperor penguins in Antarctica.

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Jessica holding a bar-headed goose.

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Jessica taking a ride on the anti-gravity plane often called the “vomit comet.”

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Jessica Meir training a bar-headed goose.

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Jessica training gosslings.

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Jessica working with elephant seals.
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