Astronauts

June 24, 2020

How Do Astronauts Keep the ISS Operational?

The International Space Station (ISS) is one of the most iconic symbols of space exploration. Though the days of the space race and moon landings are […]
June 23, 2020

Virgin Galactic will work with NASA to train private astronauts for orbital spaceflights

Virgin Galactic is will soon launch a “private orbital astronaut readiness program.” NASA is joining forces with Virgin Galactic to support the future of space tourism. On Monday […]
June 20, 2020

Astronauts and NASA pay homage to Juneteenth

Astronauts and NASA have taken to social media to commemorate today’s Juneteenth holiday from Earth and space. It’s amazing what you can do with Freedom. Happy #Juneteenth. Godspeed […]
June 16, 2020

NASA TV Coverage Set for Final Space Station Spacewalk Power Upgrades

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken are scheduled to go outside the International Space Station (ISS) Friday, June 26, and Wednesday, July 1, for spacewalks to begin the replacement […]
June 15, 2020

Astronauts: Falcon 9 rocket was ‘totally different’ ride than the space shuttle

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was a “pure flying machine” compared to the space shuttle, according to the astronauts who rode it into space. Doug Hurley and […]
June 11, 2020

Astronaut Advice: How to Cope with Isolation

Introduction Humans are social beings by nature, however, in the modern world, we’re even more dependent on each other. The latest global lockdown placed us on […]
June 9, 2020

Astronaut Kathy Sullivan is first woman to dive to Challenger Deep

— A former NASA astronaut who was the first American woman to walk in space has become the world’s first woman to reach the deepest point […]
June 3, 2020

SpaceX’s 1st astronaut launch was NASA’s most-watched online event ever

But the Apollo 11 moon landing still holds the overall viewership record. NASA’s “Launch America” drew much of the nation in. On Saturday (May 30), SpaceX launched […]
May 28, 2020

Historic launch of SpaceX rocket delayed over bad weather

Next launch opportunity is Saturday at 3:22 p.m. ET SpaceX, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s private rocket company, was forced by foul weather to scrub a planned […]