First Astronaut

Almost Astronauts

Almost Astronauts

January 16, 2018
They had the right stuff. They defied the prejudices of the time. And they blazed a trail for generations of women to follow. What does it take…

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Astronaut VS cosmonaut

Astronaut VS cosmonaut

November 27, 2017
Astronaut vs. Cosmonaut Astronaut and cosmonaut are terms that are related to the space flight program. They almost have the same meaning as…

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First American Astronauts

First American Astronauts

August 25, 2017
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration came into being on October 1, 1958. NASA announced the seven Project Mercury Astronauts on…

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Houston astronaut

Houston astronaut

August 13, 2017
Houston. It was the first word from the moon, and the city has served as the home of Mission Control and the nation s human spaceflight program…

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Ken Mattingly astronaut

Ken Mattingly astronaut

June 14, 2017
Ken Mattingly Lecture - The Spirit and Triumph of Apollo 13 -

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First Israeli astronaut

First Israeli astronaut

June 2, 2017
The first Israeli astronaut to serve on a NASA mission, Ilan Ramon, died at 48 years old, during reentry of the final mission of the Space Shuttle…

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Russian astronaut Watch

Russian astronaut Watch

March 20, 2017
Space and watches Since the earliest days of space exploration, astronauts and watches have been closely linked in the public imagination. The…

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Astronaut requirements

Astronaut requirements

March 14, 2017
Just think — this could be you. Well, no. We don t use those nifty jetpacks anymore. Starting in December, you can apply to become a NASA astronaut…

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Michael Collins astronaut death

Michael Collins astronaut death

February 2, 2017
Collins took this picture of the Lunar Module, containing Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong with Earth in the background, during the Apollo 11 mission…

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Female NASA Astronauts

Female NASA Astronauts

January 17, 2017
NASA new astronaut candidates (from top left to bottom right): Josh Cassada, Victor Glover, Tyler “Nick” Hague, Christina Hammock, Nicole Mann…

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New astronaut Suit

New astronaut Suit

January 15, 2017
Photo credit: Z2 Prototype by NASA NASA is not wasting any time in developing new spacesuits to be used in a variety of locations for the Journey…

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Questions For Astronauts

Questions For Astronauts

December 6, 2016
Astronaut Dr. Tom D. Jones has flown on four space shuttle missions for NASA. On his last mission, he led three spacewalks. He has spent a total…

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Where to buy astronaut ice cream?

Where to buy astronaut ice cream?

October 19, 2016
The first time I tasted freeze-dried ice cream, I’d bought it at the John & Annie Glenn Historic Site in the village where I live, New…

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First Female Astronauts

First Female Astronauts

August 30, 2016
(L to r) NASA astronauts Shannon W. Lucid, Margaret Rhea Seddon, Kathryn D. Sullivan, Judith A. Resnik, Anna L. Fisher and Sally K. Ride. These…

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Astronaut Senator

Astronaut Senator

August 20, 2016
Astronaut / U.S. Senator John Glenn, Jr. circled Earth on the Mercury 6 space mission in 1962, becoming the first American to make a complete…

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