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Ex-Astronaut Weighs In On Spacewalking In 'Gravity'

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 03.02.2014 | Science

The movie "Gravity" recreates the spacewalk experience, according to one former NASA astronaut. Leroy Chiao, a former commander of the International...

Earth World Problems

Posted 08.20.2013 | Comedy

JSC Astronaut, Tom Marshburn, sure is having a hard time adjusting to life on Earth after his stay on a space station. He keeps spacing out and breaki...

Russian Capsule Carrying U.S. Astronaut Docks At Space Station

Posted 07.17.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 07/17/2012 01:21 AM EDT on SPACE.com Three astronauts arrived at the International Space Station early Tuesday (July 17...

WATCH: U.S. Astronaut Returns To Earth Aboard Russian Capsule

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 07.01.2012 | Science

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- A Soyuz space capsule carrying a three-man multinational crew touched down safely Sunday on the southern steppes of Kazakhstan, ...

WATCH: Dancing Water Droplets Rock Out On Space Station

Posted 05.05.2012 | Science

Watching water droplets dance is cool, but watching water droplets rock out in space is even cooler. NASA astronaut Donald R. Pettit does just that...

WATCH: Astronaut Makes Mind-Boggling 'Antibubble' Aboard ISS

Posted 04.23.2012 | Science

The zero-gravity environment inside the International Space Station gives astronauts ample opportunity to have a little fun--as seen in this new space...

NASA Astronauts Suddenly In Short Supply

AP | By MARCIA DUNN | Posted 11.08.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA needs to keep more astronauts on staff than planned even though no one is being launched from the home turf, a new report...

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Astronaut Explains Why We Should Send People To Space

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology

The 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster, which killed all seven crew members on board just 73 seconds into the flight, convinced Tracy Caldwell Dys...

WATCH LIVE: Astronauts Liftoff For Journey To International Space Station

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2011 | Technology

Three astronauts prepare to liftoff from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome at 6:18 p.m. EDT aboard the Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft, reports MSNBC. NASA ast...

Astronaut Stuck In Space For Mother's Funeral

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As NASA astronaut Daniel Tani orbited Earth, hundreds of mourners filled a suburban Chicago church Sunday to remember his 90-year-old mother as someon...