Do You Want To Be An Astronaut? NASA Will Be Taking Applications In MarchHave you ever dreamed of becoming an astronaut? As NASA prepares for a manned launch to the International Space Station this year and with missions to the Moon and Mars on the drawing board, the agency announced Wednesday it will begin taking application for future astronauts.
Astronauts Picked For SpaceX, Boeing Capsule Test FlightsNASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring crew launches back to the U.S.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Delivers Inflatable Room For Space Station AstronautsA SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday.
Record Number Of Wannabe Astronauts Apply For Mars FlightA NASA campaign to recruit potential astronauts for a flight to Mars may have worked too well.
Astronauts Try Space-Grown Vegetables For First Time EverGreen-thumbed astronauts tasted the fruit of their labors after harvesting space-grown vegetables for the first time ever.
NASA Asking Congress For $490M To Buy Seats On Russian Soyuz Rockets For AstronautsNASA is asking Congress for another half billion dollars to pay Russia to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.
ISS Astronauts Watch Star Wars To Celebrate Jedi HolidayIn a meta moment science nerds can only dream of, astronauts at the International Space Station watched Stars Wars Monday to celebrate May The Fourth.
Experience A Surreal Spacewalk With GoPro-Armed NASA AstronautsTweets, photos and time-lapse videos taken by astronauts at the International Space Station give earthlings an instantaneous glimpse of life beyond our atmosphere.
Astronauts Take In Spectacular Northern Lights From SpaceAstronauts on board the International Space Station captured otherworldly photos of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, Tuesday night.
Spacewalking Astronauts Complete Cable Repair Outside International Space Station For New NASA CapsulesIt was the third spacewalk in just over a week for Americans Terry Virts and Butch Wilmore, and the quickest succession of spacewalks since NASA's former shuttle days.
Does Santa Visit The Space Station? Astronauts Celebrate Christmas In OrbitYou think YOUR house is crowded with house guests this season? NASA astronauts have been having Christmas dinner in a dining room the size of a Volkswagen for decades, and this season is no exception, although the International Space Station is far more spacious than the original Apollo capsule where one of the most famous Christmases in space was ever celebrated.
Bay Area Students' Shrimp Project Destroyed In Tuesday's Rocket ExplosionThe explosion of an unmanned rocket lifting off for the International Space Station is not only a setback for the space program, but also a disappointment to the hundreds of school children across the country, including here in the Bay Area.
NASA Ames Observes ‘Day Of Remembrance’ For Astronauts' SacrificesFlags flew at half-staff on Friday at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View as the space agency honored the astronauts who have made the ultimate sacrifice. It is an annual "Day of Remembrance."
Bay Area Astronaut Part Of Final Space Shuttle MissionA Bay Area man will be one of four astronauts heading off to space Friday morning in the final trip for the Atlantis space shuttle.