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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 […]
December 29, 2018

The mystery of the ISS hole just got even weirder

The hole came from the inside. One of the year’s biggest space stories just gets weirder and weirder. Earlier this week, a Russian cosmonaut who investigated the mysterious […]
September 6, 2018

NASA says it’s building a gateway to the Moon—critics say it’s just a gate

“It is the next giant leap into quicksand.” It is the year 2026. A veteran astronaut, Nicole Mann, leads her crew of four through a hatch […]
August 31, 2018

Could you qualify to be a full-fledged astronaut?

It’s not all glamour and spacewalks, but it is rewarding. Becoming an astronaut isn’t for everyone. Robb Kulin recently became the first astronaut candidate in 50 years to […]
August 30, 2018

Texas lawmakers press NASA to base lunar lander program in Houston

Decision will test the political clout of Texans in Congress. The Apollo missions that flew to the Moon during the 1960s were designed and controlled by […]
August 24, 2018

NASA Chief Wants to Send Humans to the Moon — ‘To Stay’

HOUSTON — Jim Bridenstine wants to make sure that there is never another day when humans are not in space. “In fact,” the NASA administrator said, […]
August 23, 2018

NASA’s New Space Taxis

The astronauts’ next spacecraft won’t be government property. pace travel is about to change. Ever since Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight in 1961, only spacecraft built by […]
July 23, 2018

NASA launches year-long celebration of moon landing but Buzz Aldrin missing amid controversy

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even […]
June 30, 2018

Equality Outta This World – How Women Are Paving the Way for the Final Frontier

One Small Step for (a) Man … “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” These are the famous words from Apollo 11 […]