About Astronauts

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Astronaut Toilet

Astronaut Toilet

September 11, 2016
A view of the toilet compartment in the Zvezda Service Module of the International Space Station (ISS). Credit: NASA. On May 5, 1961, NASA astronaut…

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About Indian astronauts

About Indian astronauts

September 3, 2016
On behalf of HAL, quality documents were handed over by Dr. Jeyakar Vedamanickam, GM, Aerospace Division, HAL (left) to Shri John. P. Zachariah…

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How do you become an astronaut?

How do you become an astronaut?

August 28, 2016
Space geeks, rejoice! Nasa is officially looking for new astronauts and will be accepting applications to join the famous space agency in December…

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Black astronauts

Black astronauts

August 26, 2016
Some of my friends and family and other people whom I genuinely respect have been reposting this… “blog” rant eloquently titled “are black people…

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Chuck Yeager astronaut

Chuck Yeager astronaut

August 10, 2016
First Man to Break the Sound Barrier Chuck Yeager is unquestionably the most famous test pilot of all time. He won a permanent place in the history…

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Famous U.S. astronaut

Famous U.S. astronaut

June 29, 2016
Every February, comments from school kids come in about my previous “Famous African-American Scientists and Innovators” blog posts. It has become…

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How to make astronaut helmet?

How to make astronaut helmet?

June 12, 2016
Draw a large circle on a paper grocery bag. The circle should be as large as your face, if not a little larger. The circle should also be placed…

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Astronauts Pen writes upside down

Astronauts Pen writes upside down

June 2, 2016
During the height of the space race in the 1960s, legend has it, NASA scientists realized that pens could not function in space. They needed…

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Indian women astronauts

Indian women astronauts

May 29, 2016
Lady astronauts have served as a beacon of inspiration for girls since the flight of Valentina Tereshkova in 1963. Here the first female shuttle…

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Buy astronaut helmet

Buy astronaut helmet

May 3, 2016
Editor s Note: The original online version and the print version of this story included a photograph of artifacts made available to us by the…

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Astronaut Costume

Astronaut Costume

April 27, 2016
Here is another clever costume from my friends Jared and Michelle Aller. They got the idea from this YouTube video and then put their own twist…

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Scott, astronaut

Scott, astronaut

April 21, 2016
Scott Kelly gestures as his space suit is tested prior to blasting off to the International Space Station in March. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty…

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Astronaut training

Astronaut training

April 9, 2016
After the crews are selected they begin training. The training consists of three (phases) including technical, personal, and group training…

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Info about astronauts

Info about astronauts

March 14, 2016
First ever flower grown in space makes its debut! #SpaceFlower #zinnia #YearInSpace — Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) The zinnia, an edible flowering…

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Astronaut suit Pictures

Astronaut suit Pictures

January 23, 2016
Shuttle Suit NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless floats against a backdrop of blue seas and white clouds in an April 1983 photograph taken during…

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