Peggy Whitson

Deep Space Gateway to Open Opportunities for Distant Destinations

NASA is leading the next steps into deep space near the moon,…

Students at National Air and Space Museum to Speak with Space Station Astronaut

Students at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum…

SpaceX Dragon Cargo Craft Splashes Down in Pacific Ocean

A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship returned to Earth yesterday (Sept. 17) after a nine-month stay at the

Three New Crew Members Arrive at International Space Station

After a six-hour flight, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei, Joe Acaba and Alexander…

4th July in Space: How Will the Astronauts Celebrate?

Today (July 4), people all across the U.S. will celebrate Independence Day with cookouts, flags and fireworks. On the…

Astronauts Record Awesome Welcome Video for NASA’s 2017 Recruits

It is the ultimate orientation film: NASA astronauts on

SpaceX sticks 11th rocket landing after launching first used Dragon capsule

Five ground landings attempted and five ground landings achieved Another one of

NASA Declares ‘Victory’ With Critical ISS Spacewalk

American astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer conducted an emergency spacewalk…

Astronauts to replace faulty electronics unit in unscheduled ISS spacewalk

WASHINGTON — NASA astronauts…

Astronaut’s Time-Lapse Video Features Auroras and Brilliant Sunrise

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet caught stunning views of auroras and a…

Cosmic rays suggest dark matter is a self-annihilating WIMP

Two papers analyze new precision data from the AMS-02 instrument on the ISS.

NASA TV Coverage Set for 200th Spacewalk at International Space Station

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer…

What it would actually take to get to Mars by 2020

Today, during a phone call with astronaut Peggy…

Do you have what it takes to go to space? Retired astronauts weigh in on the gruelling recruitment process

MONTREAL — Retired Canadian spaceman Bob Thirsk asks himself a couple of simple questions when sizing up people who…

Astronaut Loses Space Blanket During Historic Spacewalk

While setting a record for the most spacewalks by a woman, American Peggy…

WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU DIE IN SPACE?

AND SHOULD COLONISTS ON MARS BE ALLOWED TO EAT EACH OTHER? ON JULY 21, 1969,…

JEFF WILLIAMS BREAKS U.S. RECORD FOR MOST DAYS IN SPACE

CUMULATIVE RECORD: 520 DAYS AND COUNTING Congratulations are in order. NASA astronaut Jeff Williams just broke the U.S. record for…

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