Astronauts

June 20, 2019

David Saint-Jacques looks forward to simple pleasures of life on Earth after he returns Monday

Canadian astronaut holds final media briefing aboard ISS after more than 6 months in space Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques said aboard the International Space Station on […]
June 12, 2019

A trip to the International Space Station will cost tourists $52 million

NASA has opened up the International Space Station (ISS) to tourists and already companies are buying rides to fly so-called “private astronauts” up to the laboratory […]
June 8, 2019

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day

The space agency wants to create a sustainable economy in low Earth orbit. On Thursday morning, NASA held a press conference to announce that the International […]
June 6, 2019

Nasa chooses first astronauts to ride spacex’s dragon spacecraft

Dibs! SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule exploded during a test last month. But the Elon Musk spacetech company and NASA are going ahead with choosing the lucky astronauts who will be […]
June 5, 2019

NASA Astronaut Captures The Entirety Of Earth In Incredible 60-Second Timelapse

Traveling around the globe in a matter of minutes is still a pipe dream for most people, unless of course, you inhabit the International Space Station […]
May 30, 2019

Happy Birthday! Spacewalking Cosmonauts Pay Tribute to Pioneering Predecessor

The duo shouted out Alexei Leonov, who performed the first spacewalk in 1965. Two Russian cosmonauts stepped into the vacuum of space today (May 29) to […]
April 18, 2019

Second NASA Astronaut to Spend Nearly a Year in Space — For Science

NASA’s next long-duration spaceflight mission has already begun, and doctors are excited about what it could teach them. Astronaut Christina Koch will spend nearly a year aboard […]
April 17, 2019

Skylab and Space Shuttle Astronaut Owen Garriott Dies at 88

Former astronaut and long-duration spaceflight pioneer Owen Garriott, 88, died today, April 15, at his home in Huntsville, Alabama. Garriott flew aboard the Skylab space station […]
April 8, 2019

Watch 2 Astronauts Take a Spacewalk Outside the International Space Station Today!

If you’ve got a case of the Mondays, NASA is here to help: the agency will be broadcasting live as two astronauts climb outside the International Space […]