Astronauts

October 25, 2019

SpaceX to test astronaut capsule next week, a critical milestone after April explosion

In about a week SpaceX expects to conduct a key test of the capsule it is developing to launch astronauts, as the company looks to show […]
October 21, 2019

Moon Dust Could Be a Problem for Future Lunar Explorers

Lunar dust is abrasive and gets into everything. Think of it as a flashback message from the Apollo moonwalkers: The moon is a Disneyland of dust. Between […]
October 15, 2019

Veteran astronauts endorse NASA’s program for a return to the Moon

“The International Space Station offers a good blueprint for this project.” On Monday during a conference held in Houston, several veteran astronauts endorsed NASA’s plan to […]
October 7, 2019

Astronauts Complete First Spacewalk in Series to Upgrade Station Batteries

Two NASA astronauts worked to replace batteries outside of the International Space Station, completing the first in a series of five planned spacewalks devoted to upgrading the orbiting […]
October 5, 2019

All-Female Spacewalk Back on After NASA Sends Up 2nd Medium Suit

More than six months after canceling what would have been the first spacewalk conducted by a team of two women, NASA has rescheduled the historic moment for […]
October 3, 2019

NASA Astronaut Nick Hague, Crewmates Return Safely from International Space Station

NASA astronaut Nick Hague returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Thursday, alongside Soyuz commander Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and visiting astronaut […]
September 30, 2019

How do astronauts practice self-care in space?

Self-care is important for all humans, including those floating in space. Think about it. If it’s challenging enough to incorporate self-improvement and wellness-boosting techniques into our […]
September 4, 2019

SpaceX Fires Up Rocket in Prep for 1st Astronaut Launch with Crew Dragon

We’re still not sure when that launch will occur, however. paceX has fired up the rocket that will launch the first crewed mission in the company’s […]
August 24, 2019

Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space

Nasa is reported to be investigating a claim that an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the International Space Station, in what […]