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  • Aurora Borealis from space via Scott Kelly at the International Space Station
    Watch astronauts' timelapse video of Aurora Borealis taken from space
    NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has captured a breathtaking set of timelapse photos showing the Aurora Borealis. In his viral video, a rare view of the Northern Lights is seen from above the Earth’s surface. “The chapter of a day ends as it...
  • 30 intriguing Neil Armstrong quotes to ponder
    30 intriguing Neil Armstrong quotes to ponder
    Born August 5, 1930, Neil Armstrong was an American astronaut. Armstrong may be most widely remembered as the first man ever to walk on the moon as Commander of the Apollo 11 team in 1969. Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) died after a cardiovascular...
  • 20th Century Fox debuts first trailer for 'The Martian'
    20th Century Fox debuts trailer for 'The Martian'
    As humans, when we are faced with tragedy or disaster, we are compelled to help those who are suffering and bring hope to those who have none. But what if that cry for help came from across the galaxy? When a storm forces a team of astronauts to...
  • Astronaut Gus Grissom's childhood Indiana home open free to public
    Astronaut Gus Grissom's childhood Indiana home open free to public
    In this small bedroom, a young boy dreamed of flying and yearned to be a pilot.Against all odds, that’s exactly what he did. Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom grew up to become one of the most famous aviators in the world.“The story...
  • Buzz Aldrin and the American Flag on the Moon
    Will the first astronauts on Mars raise a flag of Earth over the Red Planet?
    Do we need a world flag to plant on Mars when astronauts eventually reach the Red Planet? That is the position of Oskar Pernefeldt of the Beckmans College of Design in Stockholm, Sweden, who has designed what he calls a flag for Planet Earth, as...
  • NASA to send astronauts to boulder pulled off asteroid
    NASA to send astronauts to boulder pulled off asteroid
    NASA has selected somewhat of an oddity for their next manned space flight mission. The organization has taken aim at landing astronauts on an asteroid. That isn’t in itself strange, as many of NASA’s recent projects have revolved...
  • Astronaut Peggy Whitson with Kathy Griffin and Valerie Plame
    NASA announces astronaut crews for upcoming International Space Station missions
    Crew members have been announced by NASA on Monday, February 09, 2015, for the next three International Space Station missions.Two female astronauts, Kate Rubins and Peggy Whitson are scheduled to be on two of the next three missions.“Rubins...
  • Challenger explosion
    Remembering the Challenger astronauts
    January 29 was the 29th anniversary of the explosion and death of the seven American astronauts and the Challenger space shuttle. While not the first loss of Americans in NASA’s astronaut program, the Challenger explosion is perhaps the most...
  • 'Rainbow' UFO found in Apollo 12 moon mission photos (Video)
    'Rainbow' UFO found in Apollo 12 moon mission photos (Video)
    A UFO enthusiast has found what looks to be a tri-colored, triple-segmented UFO hovering just above the horizon on the moon in some old NASA photos from the Apollo 12 lunar mission. It has long been established that several astronauts, both...
  • Former NASA worker claims in 1979 human-like figures seen walking on Mars near Viking lander, first craft to send images back from red planet.
    NASA staff saw 2 human-like figures walk on Mars surface via video feed?
    A former NASA employee claims that in 1979 when the first vehicle landed on Mars, which was the Viking lander, she saw evidence of two human figures walking toward that craft. She introduced herself as only “Jackie” and told Coast to...
  • What these astronauts saw from space has changed them forever
    Astronauts saw something from space that changed them forever
    When these astronauts left Earth and headed for space they saw something that they didn't expect. They had no idea that this would leave them with such a profound feeling. When they left the planet the emphasis of the mission was going into...
  • NASA Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman
    NASA Expedition 40: This isn't your typical food delivery address
    Planet Earth food deliveries arrive in passenger cars and trucks to the average American home, and there isn't usually too much concern about how many bags of food can fit in the vehicle. But getting groceries to the International Space...
  • Coming in Russia: A special tour for space fans
    Coming in Russia: A special tour for space fans
    Attention all rocket persons: Here’s your chance to get a first-hand look at a once-secret cosmonaut training center in Russia, take a simulated Zero-G ride through space, enjoy a VIP seat at an actual rocket launch and then watch it dock...
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    Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov
    Alexei Leonov (1934–Present) was the first human to walk in space, on 18 March 1965. His extra-vehicular activity (EVA) was conducted from the Soviet spacecraft, Voskhod 2. A decade later Leonov was part of the first joint-nation space...
  • Z-2 Spacesuit
    Extreme Makeover: Astronaut Edition - NASA's futuristic new spacesuit designs
    If you’ve ever wondered what the latest fashion trends are for NASA astronauts, then here is your answer. For the first time in nearly 30 years, spacesuits for American astronauts are being given a complete makeover for the 21st century, as...
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