Samantha Cristoforetti

November 3, 2015

Gregory Reid Wiseman

Gregory Reid Wiseman (born November 11, 1975) is an American astronaut, engineer, and naval aviator. Wiseman was selected in June 2009 as a member of the NASA Astronaut Group 20 and qualified […]
August 26, 2015

Momentum for Mars: Astronauts say mission is inevitable

This is what Mars would look like to an astronaut arriving there for the first time. To be there would be inspiring, and intimidating; it would be a […]
June 20, 2015

NASA now has a humanoid robot working aboard the International Space Station

While we have not quite figured out interstellar travel yet, nor built any fully armed and operational off-Earth battle stations, we have gotten closer to the sci-fi trope of […]
April 24, 2015

Here's what NASA plans to do if someone gets sick on the way to Mars

In order to be selected by NASA to go to space, an astronaut must be in almost perfect health, free of any known chronic conditions, and […]
December 16, 2014

Cold War in space? Russia says it is considering building own space station

Did we just enter a new Cold War? On Monday, the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, confirmed that it is considering building its own space station.   […]
November 29, 2014

Russian rocket docks safely at International Space Station

A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching […]
November 24, 2014

Three astronauts dock at International Space Station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six […]