Posts Tagged ‘astronauts’


Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer Opens To The Public In Seattle

Seattle's Museum of Flight welcomed the newest addition to its collection: NASA's Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Expedition 32 NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba signs the side of his Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft shortly after he landed with his Expedition 32 crewmates. (Photo by NASA/Carla Cioffi)

Soyuz Returns to Earth After Mission to International Space Station

Three astronauts from the US and Russia landed safely aboard the Soyuz spacecraft in the central steppe of Kazakhstan early Monday morning.
by BNO News

Neil Armstrong aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft following the first ever moonwalk. (Photo by Buzz Aldrin/NASA)

Neil Armstrong Funeral Scheduled for Friday

American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be laid to rest during a private service in Ohio on Friday.
by BNO News


Sally Ride communicates with ground controllers from the flight deck of Space Shuttle Challenger during her first mission in space, STS-7. (Photo by NASA)

Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space, Dies at Age 61

Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, died in California on Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, her office said in a statement. She was 61. Ride was born and raised in Encino, California, and ...
by BNO News

Soyuz rocket launch

Help Wanted: Space Travelers

Don't give up on the job market just yet, because NASA is hiring astronauts.
by admin