If NASA is to ever meet its goal of sending humans into deep space, it first must figure out how to protect its astronauts from prolonged exposure to high levels of radiation.
Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.
The nation’s newest astronaut candidates are making a visit to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.
The ISS is experiencing trouble with one of two temperature control systems.
The second American to orbit the Earth and one of the last surviving original Mercury 7 astronauts has died.
The spacewalking astronaut who came close to drowning in a flooded helmet searched for clues in his spacesuit Wednesday, in hopes of understanding the unprecedented water leak.
Sen. John McCain took some international politics to Twitter on Monday morning with a joke comparing Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s astronaut dreams to that of a monkey that was sent into space last week.
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.
NASA is hiring a new crew of astronauts to potentially fly into space.