Astronauts

Science & Environment California Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students from Pacoima and San Fernando, California, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station on Tuesday, May 22, as part of NASA’s Year of Education on... More

Science & Environment Moon dust could give astronauts permanent DNA damage, study finds

In space, they say, no one can hear you sneeze. But Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt was doing a lot of that inside the Challenger command module when he visited the moon in 1972. More

US & Canada NASA astronauts venture outside of the ISS to swap and check on coolers, 'Leaky' and 'Frosty'

A pair of American astronauts began a spacewalk outside the International Space Station to swap and check on two external cooling boxes, nicknamed 'Leaky' and 'Frosty.' More

Science & Environment NASA astronauts spacewalk on ISS to fix coolant pumps

A couple of spacewalking veterans floated outside the International Space Station Tuesday morning for the first of two planned spacewalks. More

Science & Environment The beer you can drink in SPACE: Radical new design could let astronauts enjoy alcohol in orbit

An Indiegogo campaign by Vostok Space Beer in Australia is raising money to fund a new design that will let astronauts enjoy the alcoholic beverage in space. More

Science & Environment Oklahoma, Illinois Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Edwardsville, Illinois, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on... More

Technology Scientists design a space BEER BOTTLE that could let astronauts enjoy a brew in zero gravity

The bottle, dubbed ‘Vostok Space Beer’ has been designed by 4 Pines Brewing and Saber Astronautics Australia, who are crowdfunding the project on Indiegogo More

US & Canada Breathing lunar dust damages the DNA of astronauts and could increase the risk of cancer

A new study published by the American Geophysical Union found simulated lunar soil is toxic to human lung and mouse brain cells. More

Science & Environment Genes in Space Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students from Houston area schools who participated in the Genes in Space challenge, will talk to astronauts on the International Space Station during an events hosted by Boeing and Space Center... More

Science & Environment Maryland, Michigan, Texas Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students from Maryland, Michigan and Texas will talk with astronauts on the International Space Station this week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. More

Science & Environment Montana, Vermont Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students from Montana and Vermont will talk with astronauts on the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. More

Science & Environment NASA Astronauts on Space Station to Speak with Students from Florida, Texas

Students from Coral Gables, Florida, and the Texas Gulf Coast will talk with astronauts aboard the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. More