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Inspiring future space explorers: Q&A with former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin

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NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin Says He Saw An ‘Organic, Alien-Like’ Thing In Space

NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin Says He Saw An ‘Organic, Alien-Like’ Thing In Space

Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin recently confessed that he had a bizarre encounter in space during one of his Space Shuttle missions, reports the British media outlet Metro. The story ...

Boeing astronaut Chris Ferguson won't fly on 1st crewed Starliner launch

Boeing astronaut Chris Ferguson won't fly on 1st crewed Starliner launch

Ferguson is leaving the test flight for personal reasons.

From Middlebury College To The NFL: Kicker Stephen Hauschka's Odd Journey

From Middlebury College To The NFL: Kicker Stephen Hauschka's Odd Journey

After spending his days at training camp with the Dallas Cowboys, Leland Melvin would study math for material science and electrochemistry.

West Point Parachute Team: Where astronauts learn to fly

West Point Parachute Team: Where astronauts learn to fly

On the precipice 240 miles above the earth, Jeff Williams was ready to enter into the void.

Japanese Astronaut Prepares for Flight Aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

Japanese Astronaut Prepares for Flight Aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Four 50th Wing Staff Agency Airmen attended a SpaceX briefing on its latest developments and future travel plans to the International Space Station, by ...

NASA kicks off a new space tradition with glitzy astronaut graduation ceremony

NASA kicks off a new space tradition with glitzy astronaut graduation ceremony

NASA has celebrated the selection of its astronauts, but there’s never been much of a public celebration for their graduation from astronaut training. Until today.

NASA says a clock error sent Boeing's new astronaut spaceship veering wildly off-course during its maiden voyage

NASA says a clock error sent Boeing's new astronaut spaceship veering wildly off-course during its maiden voyage

After Boeing's CST-100 Starliner successfully rocketed toward space, a timing error made the spaceship fire the wrong thrusters at the wrong time.

SpaceX Demo-2 astronaut mission to space station: How to watch live May 27

SpaceX Demo-2 astronaut mission to space station: How to watch live May 27

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to carry two NASA astronauts from US soil to the ISS. The last time the US launched astronauts from within its borders was 2011.

Preflight Interview: Wendy Lawrence

Preflight Interview: Wendy Lawrence

So that's been my understanding all along, that the real purpose of STS-114 is to take the repair technique to orbit, apply it in the actual environment -- weightlessness, the vacuum of ...

Op-ed: Unleashing the Dragon – the NASA bargain behind this week’s SpaceX launch

Op-ed: Unleashing the Dragon – the NASA bargain behind this week’s SpaceX launch

On the eve of SpaceX launching astronauts, a preview of a forthcoming book from Lori Garver, former NASA deputy administrator, and Michael Sheetz, CNBC space reporter.

Canadian Astronauts Talk Apollo 11 and Canada's Future in Space

Canadian Astronauts Talk Apollo 11 and Canada's Future in Space

On the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, six Canadian astronauts fanned out nationwide to spread a single message: that even though the mission of Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques ended ...

NASA Announces First Crew for Commercial Space Travel

NASA Announces First Crew for Commercial Space Travel

NASA has announced the first astronauts who will head to the International Space Station on a commercially built spacecraft.

Your Guide to the International Space Station

Your Guide to the International Space Station

NASA and its international partners conduct research aboard the ISS that helps us learn about the effects of spaceflight on the human body. They also test technologies needed for missions ...