Tag Archives: Astronaut

03Sep/17

Record-breaking U.S. astronaut and crew back on Earth

IN SPACE (SEPTEMBER 2, 2017) (NASA TV) – NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown in Kazakhstan on Sunday (September 3), capping a career-total 665 days in orbit, a U.S. record. Continue reading

26Jul/17

NASA astronaut captures aurora space spectacle

NASA astronaut Jack Fischer has shared stunning time-lapse images of the aurora borealis he captured from the International Space Station on June 26 and shared on Sunday. Continue reading

16Jan/17

Gene Cernan, last person to walk on the moon, dies at age 82

Former U.S. astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at age 82, the U.S. space agency says.

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06Dec/16

French astronaut Pesquet speaks to schoolchildren from the International Space Station

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency takes part in a live in-flight event aboard the International Space Station, spinning a globe and describing the orbital craft’s journey over Earth.

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08Feb/16

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly uploads images of the superbowl from space

NASA astronaut shows the world the bright lights of the U.S. 2016 superbowl from space
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26Jan/16

America remembers Challenger, 30 years on

The U.S. is preparing to recognize the 30th anniversary of the Challenger disaster when the space shuttle exploded shortly after liftoff, killing all six astronauts and teacher, Christa McAuliffe who were onboard.
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