In 1962, Glenn earned hero status as the first American to orbit the Earth.
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.
Astronaut David Wolf (an Indiana native, but Texas resident at the time) was the first U.S. Astronaut to cast his vote from
These astronauts sent the most impressive absentee ballots of the election.
China to dominate space within 10 years I fell in love with China, and live in Shanghai with my wife and three sons since
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.
Apollo astronauts who ventured to the moon are at five times greater risk of dying from heart disease than shuttle astronauts
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.
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.
A: The nanocraft have four small lasers on board powered by a nuclear isotope battery. The lightsail will be shaped to act
The part I enjoyed the most is seeing the Earth at night. It is so beautiful. You can really see where everything is, from