Twin Fools NASA at Brother's Launch on 1-Year FlightAstronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission.
Baltimore Astronaut Comes Back to Life on Earth as Twitter SuperstarTweeting from space might not be a vital part of Astronaut Reid Wiseman's job description, but it certainly grabbed the attention of hundreds of thousands who re-shared his amazing pictures from his first trip on the International Space Station.
Md. Astronaut Returns to Earth After 6 Months in ISSAn astronaut from Maryland who became a local social media sensation has returned to Earth after six months in orbit.
SpaceShipTwo Pilot 20th Person Killed in Space Mission or Flight TestVirgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly.
Md. Astronaut's Journey Coming to an EndAn astronaut from Maryland who became a local social media sensation will be returning home soon.
Va. Students Help NASA Tackle Radiation Problem 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 Complete Urgent Repair Job Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.
New U.S. Astronaut Candidates Visit D.C.'s Air and Space MuseumThe nation's newest astronaut candidates are making a visit to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
Technical Trouble Aboard International Space StationThe ISS is experiencing trouble with one of two temperature control systems.
Scott Carpenter, 2nd U.S. Astronaut in Orbit, DiesThe second American to orbit the Earth and one of the last surviving original Mercury 7 astronauts has died.
NASA Still Perplexed By Astronaut's Flooded Helmet 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. McCain Tweets Joke Comparing Iran's Ahmadinejad To Space MonkeySen. 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.