Astronauts

MIT’s ‘Orbit Weaver’ Turns Astronauts into Spiders

Moving around in microgravity is tough, but a new MIT Media Lab device takes a…

Equality Outta This World – How Women Are Paving the Way for the Final Frontier

One Small Step for (a) Man … “That’s one small step for man, one giant…

8 perfect astronaut selfies

Earth selfies are so two centuries ago. If you want to impress us, you’ve got to take your picture from…

NASA astronauts must sculpt freakishly strong arms to work in space

Here’s how former space station commander Peggy Whitson trained …

How to Make Inspiring Spacecraft Designs a Reality

What was once thought of as science fiction is now a reality, thanks to the designers and engineers of…

Research and Spaceflight to Exoplanets: An Interview with Dr. Kipping

  NASA exoplanet researchers have recently announced the TRAPPIST-1 system, a solar system like our own with 7 planets, 49…

Barry “Butch” Wilmore

Barry Eugene “Butch” Wilmore (born December 29, 1962) is a NASA astronaut and United States Navy test pilot.

Gregory Reid Wiseman

Gregory Reid Wiseman (born November 11, 1975) is an American astronaut, engineer, and naval aviator. Wiseman was selected in June 2009 as a…

Serena Maria Auñón (M.D.)

Serena Maria Auñón (M.D., M.P.H.) (born April 9, 1976 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American physician, engineer, and NASA astronaut. Auñón married…

JOSEPH M. ACABA

Joseph Michael “Joe” Acaba (born May 17, 1967) is an educator, hydrogeologist, and 

VICTOR J. GLOVER, JR

Victor Jerome Glover (born April 30, 1976) is a NASA astronaut of the class…

JESSICA U. MEIR (PH.D.)

Jessica Ulrika Meir (born July 1, 1977) is Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard…

RICHARD R. ARNOLD II

Richard Robert “Ricky” Arnold II is an American educator and a NASA astronaut. He flew on Space Shuttle mission…

SCOTT J. KELLY

Scott Joseph Kelly (born February 21, 1964) is an American astronaut, engineer and a…

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