Space Astronaut

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Alan Shepard 1ST U.S. Astronaut in Space

Alan Shepard 1ST U.S. Astronaut in Space

July 22, 2013
NASA astronaut Alan Shepard became the first American in space on May 5, 1961 aboard his Mercury spacecraft Freedom 7. Credit: NASA. Over the…

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Images of astronauts in Space

Images of astronauts in Space

August 20, 2012
NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, Expedition 32 flight engineer, appears to touch the bright sun during the mission’s third session of extravehicular…

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How to make an Astronaut Helmet for kids?

How to make an Astronaut Helmet for kids?

November 20, 2014
Kids love to dress up as astronauts. So why not have them make space helmets for an imaginary journey? Start by inflating a balloon to a size…

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Requirements to be a Astronaut

Requirements to be a Astronaut

January 19, 2015
The astronaut selection process is based on criteria matching the requirements of the various missions foreseen. Astronaut candidates are pre-selected…

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Astronauts on Space Station

Astronauts on Space Station

February 7, 2016
+ READ ARTICLE Friday at 12:35 p.m. EST, TIME editor-at-large Jeffrey Kluger talked with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Korneinko and American astronaut…

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Astronauts Space Shuttle

Astronauts Space Shuttle

November 24, 2015
A rocket booster continues upward as the Challenger disappears in a fireball Credit: NASA When the news came thirty years ago today that Space…

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Michael Collins Astronaut Biography

Michael Collins Astronaut Biography

March 14, 2012
It was the secret terror that gripped astronaut Michael Collins throughout the Apollo 11 project 40 years ago. As his spacecraft, Columbia, swept…

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American Astronomical Society

American Astronomical Society

November 26, 2014
The American Astronomical Society (AAS), established in 1899 and based in Washington, DC, is the major organization of professional astronomers…

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Chinese astronauts

Chinese astronauts

February 11, 2014
In 2011, Congress passed an act to bar NASA from having any bilateral contact with individuals of the Chinese space program because of national…

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God Was An Astronaut

God Was An Astronaut

May 7, 2015
As said in the title, it s an interesting read. I managed to read this in about a week (on the way to and from work), and I must admit, I was…

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Astronaut Handbook

Astronaut Handbook

January 31, 2015
SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL K-Gr 3–McCarthy speaks directly to children who dream of someday “BLASTING into outer space, ” inviting them to experience…

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What do astronauts eat in space?

What do astronauts eat in space?

December 18, 2015
Bettmann / CORBIS A sample of space food carried on the Apollo 11 lunar mission. The package contains beef with vegetables You have a degree…

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Astronauts in Space (VIDEO)

Astronauts in Space (VIDEO)

November 6, 2015
Two Nasa astronauts, their spacesuits newly modified with snorkels in case of another water leak, floated outside the International Space Station…

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Pictures of astronauts in Space

Pictures of astronauts in Space

December 2, 2014
I’m becoming obsessed with volcanoes, and for good reason. Chile. Credit: Reid Wiseman/Twitter This will go in my living room. Australia’s…

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Ag7 Original Astronaut Space Pen

Ag7 Original Astronaut Space Pen

November 23, 2014
Composition: All Metal (Solid Brass w/ Steel Components & Hard Chrome Plating) Cartridge: Fisher Pressurized PR4 Black Ink Medium Point…

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