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November 26, 2013

First person to complete NASA’s Passport Program is Astronaut.coms friend Alyssa Carson

Astronaut.com’s first article on our 12-year old friend Alyssa Carson detailed the efforts she has taken to date in her dream to become an astronaut and […]
November 21, 2013

Want to help defend the world from asteroids?

There are about 1 million near-Earth asteroids that are large enough to substantially damage or destroy a major city as evidenced by the explosion over Chelyabinsk, […]
November 21, 2013

A 5-Step Guide To Interpreting Satellite Images

Nasa has released a guide to help the public interpret satellite images of the Earth and understand what specific features mean For years they were restricted […]
November 18, 2013

KSC Day 2

Today I went to see MAVEN lift off. It was AMAZING. I had a private meet and greet with NASA administrator Charlie Bolden. He also signed […]
November 18, 2013

How to Relax and Sleep in Space, the Astronaut Way

Space is a wondrous place, and the folks who venture there are just as wondrous. After all, floating around in the black abyss for months at […]
November 18, 2013

Night Before Launch of Mars-Bound MAVEN Spacecraft

A full moon rises behind the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft onboard at the Cape Canaveral […]
November 17, 2013

KSC Day 1

Today I went to Kennedy Space Center. I had lunch with Astronaut Wendy Lawrence. After that I officially turn in my NASA passport and got the […]
November 17, 2013

Moon Mining Rush Ahead?

The Man Who Sold the Moon? A private space company’s chief, Robert Bigelow of Bigelow Aerospace Inc., called for the Federal Aviation Administration to allow property rights for lunar […]
November 16, 2013

I am going to Kennedy Space Center to get my final stamp on the NASA passports. I will also be turning it in. I’m super exited […]