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Astronauts

John Glenn Dead At 95: He Served His Country In War And In Space

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.12.2016 | Science

John Glenn, an astronaut, senator and old-fashioned American hero, died Thursday at the age of 95. Glenn was the last survivor of the Mercury 7, selec...

What Do Astronauts Do All Day on the International Space Station?

Quora | Posted 11.24.2016 | Science
Quora

People don't "live" on the International Space Station. They live and work on the ISS. Today, the home in space I helped build in 2007 and 2010 has become an international laboratory, one whose discoveries may help to change the face of our planet Earth.

Can Astronauts Vote in Space?

Quora | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Quora

Can astronauts cast their vote from the International Space Station (ISS)? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compellin...

Two Americans Cast Their Ballots From Space Last Week

The Huffington Post | Adam Hamze | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics

Voter turnout reached new heights last week — not in numbers, but in altitude. The only American currently in space has cast his vote, NASA announce...

#FredinChina: Alibaba wants to go for youth and technological revolution in commerce

Fred Raillard | Posted 10.25.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands...

Space: (Still) The Final Frontier of Our Imaginations

David Vanderveen | Posted 09.20.2016 | Technology
David Vanderveen

My fascination with the white spaces on maps began before my earliest memories-- on an adventurous family trip to see Apollo 14 launch from the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A in Merritt Island, Fla., on January 31, 1971--exactly two weeks before my second birthday.

The Internet Had A Photoshop Field Day With NASA's Unbelievable Photo

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 08.01.2016 | Science

This week, NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio posted to Twitter a magnificent photo that shows the moon passing between NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Obser...

Cosmic Rays Increased Heart Risks Among Apollo Astronauts: Study

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology

Apollo astronauts who ventured to the moon are at five times greater risk of dying from heart disease than shuttle astronauts, U.S. researchers said o...

Ask Martians Anything: Send a Message to 'Space'

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 05.26.2016 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

Irrespective of our Red-Planet status, the "Ask Me Anything" light is green. A Reddit user submitted a request addressed to "someone on the HI-SEAS IV crew", which our Earthside mission control passed onto us.

How I Got There: Anousheh Ansari

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 05.24.2016 | Technology
Lan Anh Vu

Anousheh Ansari is the first female private space explorer and first space ambassador, earning a place in history as the fourth private explorer to visit space and the first astronaut of Iranian descent.

Everything You Need to Know About Project Starshot

Quora | Posted 05.24.2016 | Science
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

A Beautiful Planet, Seen From the International Space Station

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 05.16.2016 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Now playing in IMAX theaters, this film is an exploration of Earth and beyond as seen from the International Space Station. Narrated by Jennifer Lawre...

Ten Things to Know About IMAX's "A Beautiful Planet"

Julielynn Wong, M.D. | Posted 05.02.2016 | Technology
Julielynn Wong, M.D.

Witness an astronaut's view of the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain (left), the Mediterranean Sea and North Africa from the International Space Station (ISS...

Her Voyage of Discovery Took Her Where no American Woman Had Ever Been

OurPaths.com | Posted 03.18.2016 | Women
OurPaths.com

Sally Ride was a graduate student at Stanford when she answered an ad in the Stanford Daily and applied for a job with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA.

Astronaut Scott Kelly To Retire From NASA

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.19.2016 | Science

After spending a year in space aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Scott Kelly will retire from NASA effective April 1, the space agency...

Here's What Astronaut Scott Kelly's First Week Back On Earth Was Like

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.10.2016 | Science

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's 340 days in space were quite magnificent. He got to space walk and take some incredible out-of-this-world photos. Now th...

Boldly Going Where Few Have Gone Before: Meet Space Gynecologist Dr. Varsha Jain

Sezin Koehler | Posted 03.14.2016 | Science
Sezin Koehler

Once upon a time, not so long ago, people feared that if a woman went into space while on her period, the blood would reverse its flow into her body -...

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

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.03.2016 | Science

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...

15 Photos From Astronaut's Year In Space That Are Out Of This World

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.01.2016 | Science

When NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth on Tuesday night after spending nearly an entire year in space, he will be leaving behind an awesome ...

WELCOME HOME: Astronaut Scott Kelly Safe On Earth After Year In Space (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.02.2016 | Science

For the first time in 340 days, American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are back on solid ground. At 11:26 p.m. EST Tue...

Breaking Through: It's Been One of Those Months

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 02.23.2017 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

Making discoveries, breaking legs, breaking mountainsides and records: that's been that kind of month. A really good month, all things considered.

NASA Has An Earth-Shattering Number Of Astronaut Applicants

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 02.19.2016 | Science

Think you have what it takes to be an astronaut? A record number of people believe they have the right stuff: NASA received more than 18,300 applicat...

What Astronauts Miss Most In Space Isn't What You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.16.2016 | Science

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth next month after spending a year aboard the International Space Station, marking the longest mission in Am...

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

Jeff Singh | Posted 02.08.2017 | World
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.

Listen To Sally Ride Talk To Gloria Steinem About Media Sexism

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.04.2016 | Science

A new video provides a rare glimpse into astronaut Sally Ride's views on being the first American woman in space. Journalist and feminist icon Gloria...