Scott Kelly will blast off in March for a year-long mission aboard the International Space Station. Doctors will compare his physiology to that of his twin brother, astronaut Mark Kelly, who will remain on Earth.
Nagel flew four space shuttle missions and retired from NASA in 2011. He was 67.
Former astronaut Henry “Hank” Hartsfield, who logged 483 hours during three trips into space and commanded two shuttle missions, has died.
Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
Through a labyrinth of hallways deep inside a 1950s-era building that has housed research that dates back to the origins of U.S. space travel, a group of scientists in white coats is stirring, mixing, measuring, brushing and, most important, tasting the end result of their cooking.
Talking space and sports with our favorite Astronaut.
Clayton Anderson, at one time, was one spaced out guy. Now he’s come back down to Earth. and he joins The Odd Couple.
The guys talk shop with the last man to leave footprints on the moon.
Astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, said Monday he’d decide within the next two weeks if he’ll command NASA’s final launch of space shuttle Endeavour in April.