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John Glenn: Space Pioneer, Trailblazer and American Hero Dead at 95
Glenn was the first American to orbit the earth and served in the Marines and as a senator.
This Week in History: September 25-October 1
ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
The Note: Rules and the Republicans
NOTABLES --AFTER COMPLAINTS BY TRUMP, GOP LEADERS AGREE TO LEAVE RULES ALONE -- FOR NOW: Concerns about perceived bias in the presidential nominating process hung over top Republicans as they debated potential rules changes yesterday at their Spring Committee Meeting in Florida -- and opted to
John Kasich's Campaign Gets a Rocket Boost With Pledged Support of Astronauts
Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich stands out from his opponents with a unique set of out-of-this-world endorsements: a trio of astronauts who have thrown their support behind his White House candidacy. The endorsements were not any part of a concerted effort to nab backing from the space
Astronaut Scott Kelly to Retire From NASA in April
After spending a year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly plans to retire next month, NASA announced in a press release today. Kelly, 52, joined the Astronaut Corps in 1996 and currently holds the record for the most time spent in space, NASA said. His retirement will take place April 1. Following his
Astronauts Reflect on How Space Shuttle Challenger Tragedy Shaped Their Careers
The horrific video of the Space Shuttle Challenger erupting into a fireball and disintegrating on live television is forever burned into the minds of everyone who watched and remains one of the biggest tragedies in the history of NASA . The incident, which happened thirty years ago today, came at a
Saving Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit: Smithsonian Launches $500,000 Crowdfunding Campaign
Call it one small step for museum curation. In its first-ever Kickstarter campaign , the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is asking the public for $500,000 to conserve and display the spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore when he became the first man to walk on the moon. “The Apollo 11 Moon
Life as an Astronaut: Everything You Wanted to Know About Space in 60 Seconds
Ever wonder what space smells like or how astronauts go to the bathroom? Retired astronaut Clayton Anderson, author of the new book "The Ordinary Spaceman," is dishing on everything from his 15 rejections from NASA to what life was like behind the scenes when he finally made it to the International
Why NASA Is Re-Configuring Part of the International Space Station
NASA flight controllers are preparing to relocate a storage module at the International Space Station on Wednesday, marking the biggest change to the space outpost's structure since the module was installed in 2011. The Permanent Multipurpose Module, which is used for storage, will be detached from
The Hillary Defense
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES ‘WHY DID IT TAKE SO LONG?’: ABC News reached out to a number of Clinton insiders yesterday to get reaction to the former secretary of state’s press conference on Tuesday. Many of them we spoke to expressed relief that she finally...