Sebastien Clarke

June 18, 2013

NASA Selects 2013 Astronaut Candidate Class

After an extensive year-and-a-half search, NASA has a new group of potential astronauts who will help the agency push the boundaries of exploration and travel to […]
June 17, 2013

First Woman in Space: Valentina

Valentina Tereshkova was born in Maslennikovo, near Yaroslavl, in Russia on 6 March 1937. Her father was a tractor driver and her mother worked in a […]
June 17, 2013

Nasa's Messenger Space Craft Produces Spinning Globe Video Of Mercury

We’re sorry to have to be the ones to tell you, but you’re never going to Mercury. The journey alone would involve hideous amounts of exposure to […]
June 17, 2013

Has NASA’s Kepler telescope identified new habitable planets?

NASA’s Kepler telescope has identified 503 new potential planets, some of which may even be habitable. “Some of these new planet candidates are small and some […]
June 16, 2013

Astronaut Questions: An Astrodad's Perspective

Leroy Chiao served as a NASA astronaut from 1990-2005. During his 15-year career, he flew four missions into space, three times on space shuttles and once […]
June 15, 2013

'Albert Einstein' freighter docks with space station

Europe‘s big freighter, the Albert Einstein ATV, has docked with the International Space Station (ISS). The 20-tonne vehicle hooked onto the back of the 415km-high orbiting […]
June 15, 2013

Astronauts’ wives describe their own mission from NASA

One month ago, the wife of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield was asked how she planned to celebrate his return home after five months orbiting the Earth […]
June 15, 2013

Draft NASA Authorization Bill Nixes Asteroid Retrieval Mission

WASHINGTON — The House Science, Space and Technology Committee has  begun drafting a NASA authorization bill that would hold the agency to a top line of […]
June 14, 2013

NASA works on reusability for its Orion next-generation spaceship

Since the space shuttle’s retirement in 2011, NASA has relied on Russian rockets to launch its astronauts to space. But the United States plans to have […]