18OCT 2017
Colleges for astronauts

Colleges for astronauts

Annually the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation and its Astronaut Members visit colleges and universities to personally present scholarship recipients with their $10, awards during a public presentation. Astronauts are headed to colleges and universities near you! While there, they will present this year’s Astronaut Scholars with their awards and give a free public lecture about…

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13OCT 2017
Astronaut Documentary

Astronaut Documentary

Is a photographer, filmmaker and educator, currently based in Maryland where he and his producing partner, Anne Menotti, are working on several documentaries and projects. David specializes in emotive imaging – creating film, video, and photographic projects that inspire an emotional reaction from audiences. David is founder of he produces cutting edge science, exploration, history…

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08OCT 2017
Indian astronauts

Indian astronauts

Let s take a look at the Indian astronauts who made us proud with their achievements. Rakesh Sharma Image source: aerospaceguide.net Rakesh Sharma was the first Indian to travel to space. He was born on 13th January 1949 in Patiala. Rakesh Sharma joined the Indian Air Force (IAF) in 1970; he was a test pilot in IAF and swiftly progressed to other levels. On 20th September 1982…

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03OCT 2017
Carlos Noriega astronaut

Carlos Noriega astronaut

Carlos I. Noriega (Lieutenant Colonel, USMC, Ret.) NASA Astronaut (Former) PERSONAL DATA: Born October 8, 1959, in Lima, Peru. Considers Santa Clara, California, to be his hometown. Married to the former Wendy L. Thatcher. They have five children. He enjoys flying, running, snow skiing, racquetball and spending time with his children. His parents, Rodolfo and Nora Noriega, reside…

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27SEP 2017
List astronauts

List astronauts

An artist s impression of the Mars One settlement. Photograph: Bryan Versteeg/Mars One I am one of the final 100 candidates for the Mars One mission but it is unlikely that I will ever land on Mars. As much as I would love to be one of the first interplanetary scientists, a potential mission to Mars remains, for the moment, beyond our reach. I volunteered for the Mars One programme…

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22SEP 2017
Astronauts video

Astronauts video

Astronauts Scott Kelly and Tim Kopra of NASA, and Tim Peake of the European Space Agency delivered a holiday message from the International Space Station on Dec. 18. The station Christmas tree can be seen just to the right of Kopra s head. Credit: NASA Christmas is traditionally a time for friends and families to get together,Peake said. And although we can t be with our friends…

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17SEP 2017
Astronaut Costume Homemade

Astronaut Costume Homemade

By Greg B (Bellingham WA) For this homemade Apollo Astronaut costume I started in early October and began assembling the pieces I d need. Some of the stuff I had on hand, while other things had to be ordered from the internet. On Hand: Ski Gloves- Wrestler s Ear Guards- Storage Barrel- Black Thermal Long Underwear- Boom Mike from Dragon Speak software- Axe Shampoo Bottles- Suave…

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