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Obama Says John Glenn 'Lifted the Hopes of a Nation'
The death of legendary astronaut John Glenn sparked an outpouring of tributes, including from President Obama, who said the space pioneer "lifted the hopes of a nation." "With John's passing, our nation has lost an icon and Michelle and I have lost a friend," Obama said. "John spent his life
First Look at Starliner Capsule
Lima Bob bank and I am an astronaut at the Johnson Space Center and one of four astronauts identified as the commercial crew cadre. Doug Hurley Eric both Sonny Williams and myself Bob Franken are all assigned to work with those basics and mowing the develop the next vehicles that we'll take
Life In Space as an Army Officer
Army Secretary Eric Fanning talks to NASA Astronaut and retired Army Colonel Timothy Kopra about his time spent aboard the ISS.
Life in Space: A Conversation With Astronauts Aboard the International Space Station
ABC News' Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser interviews Kathleen Rubin and Station Commander Jeff Williams from the International Space Station about the science of being in space.
Space Travel Has 'Permanent Effects,' Astronaut Scott Kelly Says
Astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent 340 days aboard the International Space Station , said that being in space appears to have "permanent" effects that aren't fully understood. “The environment astronauts are exposed to while in space is unlike anything we experience here on earth. Specifically,
Mice Flown in Space Found to Have Signs of Early Liver Damage, Study Shows
A group of mice that spent two weeks in space on board the shuttle Atlantis were found to have early signs of liver damage, raising concerns about the possible implications for a manned mission to Mars , according to a new study. After the rodents spent two weeks aboard the space shuttle during its
SpaceX Successfully Lands Rocket on a Drone Ship
After a picture perfect launch of Dragon to the International Space Station, SpaceX successfully landed a rocket for the first time on a drone ship parked off the coast of Florida. Today's attempt was the fourth time SpaceX had tried to land its Falcon 9 on a drone ship. The rocket has not been
Retired Astronaut Scott Kelly Reveals Physical Setbacks From Time in Space
Scott Kelly , who recently returned to Earth after almost a year in space, plans to share more about the toll his time in orbit has taken on his body. “I lost bone mass, my muscles atrophied, and my blood redistributed itself in my body, which strained my heart,” he said in a news release about his
SpaceX Dragon to Carry Inflatable Room to International Space Station
When the SpaceX Dragon launches to the International Space Station on Friday, it will be carrying with it an inflatable habitat that could one day be used by astronauts traveling to Mars or on another deep space mission. The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, called BEAM for short, is a fabric