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LOOK: Her Job Is Much, Much Cooler Than Ours

Posted 04.09.2013 | Women

Your average workplace headshot or portrait is nowhere near as cool as this one. Reddit user RepostFrom4Chan shared this portrait of US Navy of...

WATCH: ISS Veteran Shows How Astros Pee, Poop In Space

Melissa Cronin | Posted 01.10.2013 | Science

Ever wondered what it's like to work, eat, and -- um-- go to the bathroom in microgravity 230 miles above the Earth's surface? Now's your chance t...

NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Back On Earth After Months In Space

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

ALMATY, Kazakhstan — Three astronauts touched down in the dark, chilly expanses of central Kazakhstan onboard a Soyuz capsule Monday after a 125...

ISS Astronauts Head Outside To Fix Glitch In Critical System

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Two spacewalking astronauts worked on a leaky radiator system outside the International Space Station on Thursday, just h...

Astronaut Sunita Williams Says Space Is Really Cool, And I Believe Her (VIDEO)

David Freeman | Posted 11.26.2012 | Science
David Freeman

"Being in space is really cool." That's not me talking -- the closest I've come to life in zero-G was using the family station wagon for simulated moon missions back in the day. No, that simple assessment comes straight from the mouth of NASA astronaut Sunita L. Williams.

NASA Astronaut Completes First Triathlon In Space

Posted 09.18.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 09/18/2012 07:53 AM EDT on SPACE.com NASA astronaut Sunita Williams has completed the first triathlon in space, r...

Teen Scientists' Experiments Tested From Space! (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 10.03.2013 | Teen

Sitting alongside Bill Nye, three teens impressed the world this morning as they watched astronaut Sunita Williams test their winning experiments on Y...

Amazing Spacewalk PHOTOS

Posted 09.07.2012 | Science

Sunita Williams, an Indian-American NASA astronaut and flight engineer on the 32nd expedition to the International Space Station, completed an epic, 6...

Astronauts Use Bathroom Item To Beat Stubborn Bolt

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 09.06.2012 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Spacewalking astronauts triumphed over a stubborn bolt and installed a critical power-switching box at the International Space...

ISS Astronauts Strike Out After Marathon Spacewalk

Posted 08.31.2012 | Science

By: Denise Chow Published: 08/30/2012 07:48 PM EDT on SPACE.com A stubborn bolt that prevented two spacewalking astronauts from properly installin...