Monday, Sep 26, 2022

NASA astronauts


Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti: ISS is a 'beacon of hope'

April 13, 2022 5:28 pm

Italy's first female astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti pointed out the importance of the ISS as an example of peaceful international cooperation during troubled times. "It's a beacon of hope, it's a beacon of peace, it's a beacon of international understanding," Cristoforetti said.

NASA’s new tests to evaluate readiness of astronauts upon landing for Atremis missions

April 13, 2022 5:25 pm

Once on Mars or on the Moon, crew members will have to act readily without much feedback from operators on Earth, especially in emergency scenarios. These tests are designed to find out what problems astronauts could face when off-world.

Indian-origin Anil Menon among NASA’s 10 new astronaut recruits

December 07, 2021 6:33 pm

Born to Ukrainian and Indian immigrants, Dr Menon started as a NASA flight surgeon in 2014.

Dirty laundry in space? NASA, Tide tackle cleaning challenge

June 24, 2021 11:49 am

NASA is teaming up with the maker of Tide to figure out how to do laundry in space.

China eventually wants astronauts to stay on moon for long periods of time

March 14, 2021 6:22 pm

China has mapped out a series of uncrewed missions this decade, including the setting up of a robotic base to explore the moon's south polar region, ahead of manned landings.

Believe in your dreams, appreciate oneness and help others: Astronaut Alyssa Carson

January 07, 2020 1:25 pm

Astronaut Alyssa Carson, who wanted to to be an astronaut since the age of three years, on why one shouldn't stop dreaming big.

Young should be motivated to learn for societal progress: Neil Armstrong

July 15, 2019 5:30 am

Our highest and most important hope is that the human race will improve its intelligence, its character and its wisdom, said Neil Armstrong in this inspiring video.

Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: Everything that happened in 1969

July 13, 2019 7:52 pm

Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary 2019: Here is what happened in July 1969 when the Apollo 11 mission was launched.

NASA head says first person on Mars will likely be a woman

March 14, 2019 2:54 pm

The first person to step foot on Mars is likely to be a woman, according to Jim Bridenstine, the administrator of NASA.

Watch video: NASA astronauts perform astounding spacewalk

February 26, 2015 2:17 pm

The astronauts from USA were preparing the International Space Station for docking with commercial spacecraft.