Astronaut


NASA's Peggy Whitson Set to be the Oldest Astronaut

NASA's Peggy Whitson Set to be the Oldest Astronaut

At the age of 56, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is set to be the oldest woman in space when she launches for a six-month stay ab...

Nov 18 2016, 5:34pm CST

Remembering 9/11: NASA Astronaut Views Twin Towers Destruction from International Space Station

Remembering 9/11: NASA Astronaut's View of Twin Towers Destruction from International Space Station

Astronaut Frank Culbertson was the only American not on Earth on September 11 terror attacks...

Sep 12 2016, 1:17am CDT

Astronaut Jeff Williams Breaks U.S. Record for Most Time Spent in Space

Astronaut Jeff Williams Breaks U.S. Record for Most Time Spent in Space

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams logged his 521st day in orbit on Wednesday, shattering the previous record of 520 days spent in sp...

Aug 25 2016, 3:21am CDT

In Olympics and Life, You Explore or You Expire, says Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin

In Olympics and Life, You Explore or You Expire, says Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, says the Olympics is no different from space exploration where you put in ever...

Aug 11 2016, 1:53pm CDT

British Astronaut Headed back to Earth

British Astronaut Headed back to Earth

Britain's first astronaut Tim Peake aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is heading home following a historic six-month...

Jun 18 2016, 12:51am CDT

NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams to Step into Expandable Space Habitat BEAM on Monday

NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams to Step into Expandable Space Habitat BEAM on Monday

ISS Astronaut will check out the new room on Monday....

Jun 4 2016, 2:07pm CDT

German Astronaut Alexander Gerst to be ISS Commander

German Astronaut Alexander Gerst to be ISS Commander

For the first time a German will be in command of the International Space Station....

May 18 2016, 11:43am CDT

Astronaut Tim Peake Breaks World Record for Space Marathon

Astronaut Tim Peake Breaks World Record for Space Marathon

The British Astronaut, Tim Peake broke the world record for a space marathon while aboard the ISS....

Apr 25 2016, 6:29am CDT

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is Writing a Book About ISS and Mars

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is Writing a Book About ISS and Mars

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is to churn out a book about his sojourn in outer space. The title of his book is "Endurance: M...

Apr 7 2016, 6:00am CDT

US Grandpa and Two Russians Crew Arrives at ISS

One American Astronaut and Two Russian Cosmonauts dock at ISS

NASA reported that one American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts docked at the ISS today. They will remain on board for a p...

Mar 19 2016, 5:30am CDT

Grandfather All Set to Break Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Record Time in Space

Grandfather All Set to Break Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Record Time in Space

A grandfather is all set to break astronaut Scott Kelly’s record time span spent in space. This is quite a challenge the elderl...

Mar 18 2016, 9:40am CDT

Astronaut Scott Kelly is Retires at High Point of Space Career

Astronaut Scott Kelly Retires at High Point of Space Career

The veteran astronaut has just returned to Earth after a record 340 days in Space. He will continue participating in ongoing me...

Mar 13 2016, 8:47pm CDT

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth from ISS

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth from ISS

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly came back home to planet earth. But the work for a journey to Mars will go on unimpeded....

Feb 23 2016, 5:20am CST

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Hosts Third Rock Radio From ISS

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Hosts Third Rock Radio From ISS

Astronaut Scott Kelly will be the distinguished host of a media platform known as Third Rock radio from aboard the ISS. He is a...

Feb 19 2016, 5:25am CST

Nasa

Veteran Astronaut Gives Practical Advice for Becoming a NASA Astronaut

Everyone wants to become a NASA astronaut today, and that isn’t a bad ambition – according to Stan Love, a veteran NASA astrona...

Feb 12 2016, 7:36am CST

NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell dies at 85

Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Man to Walk On the Moon, Dies At 85

Just a day to celebrating the 45th anniversary of landing on the Fra Mauro part of the moon, NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell dies...

Feb 8 2016, 7:36am CST

Scott Kelly takes aerial photo of Super Bowl

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Watches Super Bowl 50 from Space, Hosts One-Man Party

There is no debating the fact that millions of people across the US watched the just concluded Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, but the...

Feb 8 2016, 7:29am CST

Scott Kelly Plays Ping Pong with a Water Droplet on his 300th Day in Space

Watch Astronaut Scott Kelly Playing with Water Droplet on his 300th Day in Space

A video clip of astronaut Scott Kelly shows clearly how he went back and forth playfully with a water droplet in the zero gravi...

Jan 22 2016, 5:45am CST

NASA astronauts

Become an Astronaut Today: NASA Accepting Applications for Space Missions

If you have ever been envious of astronauts and entertained a life dream of exploring space, now is your opportunity to become...

Dec 15 2015, 4:31am CST

ISS

Tim Peake, First British Astronaut to ISS Is Afraid of Heights

Major Tim Peake, a former Army Corps flight officer might become the first British man to visit the International Space Station...

Dec 7 2015, 10:07am CST

Astronaut will Run London Marathon in Space

Astronaut will Run London Marathon in Space

ISS astronaut Tim Peake will run marathon on treadmill in space while thousands of others will do so 400km below on Earth....

Dec 5 2015, 5:08am CST

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Celebrates Spooky Halloween in Space

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Celebrates Spooky Halloween in Space

The veteran astronaut dressed up in a costume and floated inside the International Space Station....

Nov 2 2015, 11:20pm CST

NASA Astronaut Plays with a Bubble of Colorful Water

NASA Astronaut Plays with a Bubble of Colorful Water

The floating bubble was filmed by Epic Dragon Camera, which captures images up to 4k, four times more detail than any other HD...

Oct 14 2015, 8:04am CDT

What Happens to Astronaut Poop? It Burns Up in Space and Looks like Shooting Star, NASA Reveals

An International Space Station infographic provides a lot of interesting information about what happens to astronaut Scott Kell...

Sep 15 2015, 3:39am CDT

ISS Astronaut Controls a Robot on Earth from Space

ISS Astronaut Controls a Robot on Earth from Space

The astronaut guided the robot on earth using Haptic Feedback technology which recreates the sense of touch....

Sep 9 2015, 5:33am CDT

Aliens Save America From Nuclear War Claims Astronaut

Aliens Save America From Nuclear War Claims Astronaut

An astronaut made a claim about peaceful aliens. He said that they tried to stop nuclear war in America....

Aug 17 2015, 5:19am CDT

Astronaut Problems trending on Twitter

Astronaut Problems trending on Twitter

Did you know that tears don't fall in space? This is just one of several real Astronaut problems NASA is tweeting about th...

Apr 10 2015, 1:22am CDT

Sir Richard Branson Trains to be An Astronaut

Sir Richard Branson Trains to be An Astronaut

Sir Richard Branson just shared on his blog that he underwent Astronaut training....

Sep 15 2014, 1:48pm CDT

Hank Hartsfield, former NASA astronaut pilot of space shuttle Discovery, Dies at 80

Hank Hartsfield, former NASA astronaut pilot of space shuttle Discovery, Dies at 80

NASA astronaut Hank Hartsfield died on Thursdsay, July 17, at the age of 80 due to back surgery complications....

Jul 19 2014, 3:53pm CDT

Halle Berry Becomes Astronaut for Extant

Halle Berry Becomes Astronaut for Extant

The acclaimed actress, Halle Berry is going to play an astronaut in the new CBS series “Extant”....

Jul 4 2014, 3:16am CDT

I4U news

Japan robot chats with astronaut on space station

First humanoid robot in space talks with astronaut, says zero gravity is 'no problem at all' TOKYO (AP) — The fir...

Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST

ISS Astronaut Chris Hadfield Performs Space Oddity

ISS Astronaut Chris Hadfield Performs Space Oddity

Watch the first music video from space. Canadian astronaut recorded David Bowie's Space Oddity from the ISS....

May 13 2013, 7:13am CDT

Astronaut Abby to Attend Soyuz Launch

Astronaut Abby to Attend Soyuz Launch

Looks like becoming an astronaut is cool again amongst teenagers. Meet 15 year old astronaut-in-training Abigail Harrison. Her...

Mar 19 2013, 9:01am CDT

Ashton Kutcher is 500th Future Astronaut on Virgin Galactic

Ashton Kutcher is 500th Future Astronaut on Virgin Galactic

Actor Ashton Kutcher buys space travel ticket from Virgin Galactic....

Mar 20 2012, 11:00am CDT

The LG Star Is As Fast As An Astronaut

The LG Star Is As Fast As An Astronaut

40% Zippier than a Nexus One...

Nov 30 2010, 10:04am CST

NASA Astronaut "Checks In" To Foursquare...From Space!

NASA Astronaut "Checks In" To Foursquare...From Space!

Jealous?...

Oct 22 2010, 4:20pm CDT

Bulova Astronaut Travel Alarm Clock for $14 + $5 s&h

Bulova Astronaut Travel Alarm Clock for $14 + $5 s&h

Today only, AlphaShark.com offers the Bulova Astronaut Travel Alarm Clock model no. B2808, for $17. Coupon code "3DEALNEWS3" cu...

Oct 8 2010, 2:42pm CDT

Astronaut To Tee Off in Space

Astronaut To Tee Off in Space

If you think Tiger Woods can keep a golf ball airborn for a long time, then you've got to check this out. A Russian flight eng...

Aug 24 2006, 5:00am CDT