Tagged With Astronaut

How NASA tests spacesuits

NASA just picked a winner in its space-toilet competition. The $20,000 prize awards the best 'lunar loo' for moon-bound astronauts.

I'm one of 4 astronauts in history to have piloted a space shuttle. Here's what my time in space taught me about making even the most boring tasks extraordinary.

SpaceX showed it can safely ferry astronauts to and from space. In September, it will launch 4 more — here's who's next.

The first American woman to walk in space, Kathy Sullivan, just became the first woman to reach the deepest point in all of the oceans

Astronaut Scott Kelly reveals the lessons he learned spending nearly a year in space that can help the rest of us cope with pandemic life

An Italian astronaut snapped an incredible interstellar selfie while floating in space

NASA astronaut rates space movies based on how realistic they are

What happens to an astronaut's body in space

China found a mysterious 'gel-like' substance on the moon's uncharted far side

The story of the first ever space wedding, when a woman on Earth married a cardboard cutout of her astronaut boyfriend while he watched on from the International Space Station

Read the 40-word letter astronaut Sally Ride wrote to NASA that led to her becoming the 1st American woman in space

NASA's 4-year twin experiment gets us closer to Mars than ever before

Why NASA spacesuits are white

NASA canceled the first all-female spacewalk in history because it didn't have enough spacesuits in the right size — and people are baffled

An astronaut accidentally called 911 from space

Over half a million chunks of space trash could jeopardise space travel — but Europe has a plan to save it

What it takes to become an astronaut

Meet the 'Everyday Astronaut' -- a photographer with a spacesuit and a knack for the surreal

What it's really like to be a NASA astronaut