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Astronaut And American Hero John Glenn Hospitalized

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 12.07.2016 | Home

John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth and a former U.S. senator and war hero, has been hospitalized for more than a week, an official said...

What is the Best College to Attend if You Want to Be an Astronaut?

Quora | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Quora

Which is the best university to attend if one is interested in becoming an astronaut? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network whe...

Astronauts of China's Shenzhou-11 Become National Heroes

AsiaToday | Posted 10.17.2016 | Home
AsiaToday

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - As China on Monday successfully launched the manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11, the astronaut duo Jing...

This Is What Happens When You Mansplain Physics To A Female Astronaut

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 09.12.2016 | Home

If there’s one thing an astronaut probably doesn’t need explained to them, it’s physics. Which is why it’s hilariously absurd that someone did...

What Does It Mean To 'Make America Great Again?'

Ron Garan | Posted 07.27.2016 | Home
Ron Garan

Greatness, above all else, requires that we have the wisdom, patience and humility to realize that in order to succeed and progress we need to incorporate the efforts of all -- not just those we've deemed worthy to be members of our tribe.

From Apollo To Frontier

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 07.22.2016 | Home
Rick Tumlinson

Our system works. Free people in a free economy who are free to exercise their dreams can do anything. WE can do anything. It is time to return to the Moon, open Free Space and go to Mars. It is time to open The Frontier.

Venus Rises Behind The Aurora In Stunning Time-Lapse Filmed From Space

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.30.2016 | Home

Tim Peake's time in space is coming to an end. But it looks as if the British astronaut is making the most of the three weeks he has left on board the...

How Women Deal With Their Periods In Space

LiveScience | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.26.2016 | Home

By: Sara G. Miller Published: 04/25/2016 11:09 AM EDT on LiveScience Women here on Earth may think of their periods as monthly inconveniences, but con...

Astronaut Tim Peake Completes London Marathon In Space

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.25.2016 | Home

After months of preparation, Tim Peake clinched an out-of-this-world achievement on Sunday: He became the first man (and second person) to complete a ...

WATCH LIVE: NASA Astronauts Discuss Living On The International Space Station

HuffPost | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

NASA astronaut Butch Wilmore sits down with HuffPost to chat about his recent adventures on the International Space Station....

This Astronaut Is Ready To Run The London Marathon -- From Space

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.15.2016 | Home

Come April 24, British astronaut Tim Peake, along with approximately 38,000 other runners, will be attempting the 26.2-mile London Marathon. The only ...

Memories Of The Last 200 Days Of Mars

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 03.17.2016 | Home
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

Two hundred days have passed -- 165 remain. The vivid slideshow behind my eyes plays on, even though, looking through the pictures I've taken, I know our tiny world is wreathed in glowing white, patient grey and bloodrust red.

How The World's First Syrian Astronaut Became A Refugee

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.02.2017 | Home

Once floating hundreds of miles above the world, 64-year-old former astronaut Muhammed Faris now finds himself grounded in one of its worst humanitari...

5 Weird Ways Scott Kelly Will Have To Readjust To Life On Earth

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.03.2016 | Home

From the number of daily sunrises to preparing a cup of coffee, living in microgravity about 250 miles above the Earth is remarkably different from te...

Obama Welcomes Heroic Astronaut Back To Earth With A Dad Joke

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.02.2016 | Home

The Twitter world has been abuzz since astronaut Scott Kelly's safe return to Earth with family, friends and fellow astronauts chiming in to greet the...

A Nigerian Astronaut Is Not Really Trapped In Space

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.16.2016 | Home

Email scams from fake wealthy Nigerian princes promising a generous return if you pay upfront to unlock their riches are a dime a dozen. But what's th...

Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Video Shows How Lightning Looks From Space

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.09.2016 | Home

Lightning strikes seen from space are as breathtaking as you'd imagine. British astronaut Tim Peake on Tuesday tweeted mesmerizing time-lapse footage ...

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell -- A Legacy For Exploration, Sustainability, and Consciousness

Jeff Singh | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home
Jeff Singh

February 4th 2016, Astronaut Edgar Mitchell passed away peacefully on eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing, which happened February 5th, 1971.

That Space Flower Is Still A Big Deal, Even If It's Not The First (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.22.2016 | Home

UPDATE: Jan. 22 -- A zinnia that recently blossomed on the International Space Station is an incredible scientific accomplishment. But it is not the f...

This Astronaut Is Going To Run The London Marathon In Space

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.04.2015 | Home

Next year's London Marathon will be out of this world. As more than 37,000 runners hit the streets of the English capital on April 24, 2016, British a...

Celebrating Thanksgiving -- In Space

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.25.2015 | Home

Happy Thanksgiving Spacegiving! How do astronauts celebrate Turkey Day on the International Space Station? According to a new NASA video featuring ast...

NASA Wants YOU! (For Future Space Missions. If You're Smart.)

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.04.2015 | Home

Do you have a hankering for solitude? A degree in interplanetary botany? Always wanted to see the stars up close? Have we got the job posting for you....

Astoria Characters: The Guys Who Grow Glass Gardens

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.26.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Onesis Castillo arrives carefully carrying a cactus, and Gilberto Gonzalez holds open the plate-glass door of Crystal Gardens to let him in.

Watch Amazing Stop Motion Video Of Apollo Space Missions

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 10.13.2015 | Home

Apollo Missions from harrisonicus on Vimeo. See the Apollo missions like you've never seen them before: brought to life through stop motion movie magi...

NASA Just Released Thousands Of New Photos Of Outer Space

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 10.07.2015 | Home

If you've ever wanted to experience space from the perspective of an astronaut, here's your chance. This week, NASA released 11,660 photos from its Pr...