Astronaut

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 […]
April 7, 2019

Veteran NASA Astronauts Inducted into US Astronaut Hall of Fame

Janet Kavandi, director of NASA’s Glenn Research Center, and James Buchli are the latest veteran NASA astronauts to join the ranks of the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. “The […]
March 26, 2019

Spacesuit issue cancels first all-female spacewalk

WASHINGTON — A spacesuit sizing issue has prompted NASA to reshuffle assignments for a pair of upcoming spacewalks at the International Space Station, cancelling a first-ever […]
March 23, 2019

Most of us have viruses sleeping inside us, and spaceflight wakes them up

One more thing to worry about in space. Human spaceflight seems all the more remarkable when you consider the fact that our bodies didn’t evolve for […]
March 22, 2019

NASA Astronauts Are Taking a Spacewalk Today: Watch It Live!

Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station today (March 22) to replace old batteries on the station’s solar arrays. This will be the first of three […]
March 21, 2019

Who’s Out There-Anyone? A Review

The March 2019 National Geographic magazine published an illustrated article called “Who’s Out There?” The author Jamie Shreeve suggests that “new discoveries” indicate that there is someone. The […]
March 19, 2019

Spaceflight is activating herpes in astronauts

The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have viruses like herpes, chickenpox and shingles reactivate, according to new NASA research. The […]
March 15, 2019

NASA Astronauts Hague, Koch Arrive Safely at Space Station

Three crew members have arrived safely at the International Space Station, following a successful launch and docking of their Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft Thursday. The Soyuz spacecraft carrying Nick […]
March 13, 2019

NASA Astronaut Nick Hague Prepares for His First Spaceflight (for a Second Time)

NASA astronaut Nick Hague is in the unusual position of having to prepare a second time for his first spaceflight. He and two fellow crewmembers will climb aboard […]