Astronauts

December 26, 2019

7 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT BECOMING A NASA ASTRONAUT

7 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT BECOMING A NASA ASTRONAUT Many people want to become astronauts when they grow up. Sometimes it’s the simple wonder one feels when […]
December 16, 2019

How Astronauts Repair Broken Systems in Space

Fixing a broken system in space is different than doing so while on Earth. There are lots of different things that need to be taken into […]
December 6, 2019

Astronauts are Going to Attach a “Robot Hotel” to the Outside of the International Space Station

Robotic helpers are becoming an increasingly important element aboard the International Space Station. It is here where robots like the Robonaut, CIMON, FEDOR, Canadarm2, Dextre, and CIMON 2 (which is currently on its way […]
December 3, 2019

It’s 10 p.m., Do You Know What Your Astronauts Are Doing?

How do you feel about helicopter parenting? The result may determine whether you would be a better fit with NASA’s astronaut program or its Russian counterpart. During […]
November 30, 2019

NASA Gets Ready For The Private Astronaut Business

NASA wants to purchase a seat on a private astronaut flight in the next five years, the agency announced earlier this week. It’s another move that […]
November 8, 2019

Astronaut preparing for ISS mission with reduced crew

WASHINGTON — A NASA astronaut flying to the International Space Station next spring could be the only American on the station for an extended period because […]
November 2, 2019

FOUR ASTRONAUTS WILL STAY ON THE MOON FOR TWO WEEKS

Two NASA scientists just shared fascinating new details about the agency’s planned Moon mission. During Wednesday’s annual meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group, John Connolly and […]
October 31, 2019

NASA Assigns Chris Cassidy to Next Space Station Crew, Holds Media Briefing

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy will return to the International Space Station next April. Cassidy will join his crewmates – Russian space agency Roscosmos cosmonauts Nikolai Tikhonov and Andrei Babkin – […]
October 30, 2019

NASA astronaut details fall to Earth after failed Soyuz launch

Astronaut Nick Hague talked to media for the first time since surviving an aborted launch to the International Space Station and shared what it was like […]