Astronauts

NASA Chooses a Supplier to Build its Moonwalking Spacesuits

NASA announced they have chosen Axiom Space to build the spacesuits for the next astronauts to walk on the Moon.…

3 weeks ago

Using Virtual/Augmented Reality and Holoportation to Help Improve Mental Health for Future Mars Astronauts

We recently explored how the Apple TV+ series, For All Mankind, gives us a harsh reality check about the harshness…

3 weeks ago

We Still Have no Idea if it's Safe to be Pregnant in Space

Can humans reproduce in space? The short answer is that we don’t know. The long answer is maybe, but there…

4 weeks ago

Socks, The Final Frontier

What is the greatest challenge facing humans as we prepare for the first crewed missions to Mars? Solar and cosmic…

4 weeks ago

Astronauts Going to Mars Will Receive Many Lifetimes Worth of Radiation

In a recent study published in Space Physics, an international team of researchers discuss an in-depth study examining the long-term…

1 month ago

NASA Astronaut Nicole Aunapu Mann will be the First Indigenous Woman in Space!

Nicole Aunapu Mann, the mission commander of the Crew-5 mission, will be the first Indigenous woman to go to space!

2 months ago

Astronaut Jessica Watkins Floats Above the Earth in the Space Station’s Cupola

NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins is seen here floating above Earth in the International Space Station’s cupola, which provides a spectacular…

5 months ago

Extended Trips to Space Alter the Brains of Astronauts

Astronaut Peggy Whitson in the International Space Station's Cupola during a 2017 tour of duty. Doctors are interested in how…

5 months ago

A Magnetic Bubble Could Protect Astronauts From Dangerous Space Radiation

Humans have long dreamed of setting foot on Mars or beyond, and the advances by companies like SpaceX and Blue…

5 months ago

Watch What Happens to Astronauts When the International Space Station Gets an Orbital Reboost

This is reminiscent of going down slide on the playground – and then immediately getting back in line to go…

5 months ago