astronaut

Weekly Space Hangout: September 23, 2020, Col. Terry Virts (USAF ret.) Tells Us “How to Astronaut”

https://youtu.be/-n1Lj8-9PnE Terry Virts, one of only four astronauts in history to have piloted a Space Shuttle, flown a Russian Soyuz…

1 year ago

Where Can I Take Off My Space Helmet?

When it comes to space helmets, there's one rule: you keep your helmet on. But there might be a couple…

5 years ago

Will You Float Away on Jan. 4th? Nope!

When I first heard we were all going to float in the air at 9:47 a.m. PST on January 4th,…

7 years ago

Retired Astronaut Chris Hadfield Releases Stunning Space Photos

Orbiting 200 miles above the Earth, Retired Astronaut Chris Hadfield could easily photograph the ridges of the Himalayan Mountains, the…

7 years ago

Astronaut Salary

Talk about a high-flying career! Being a government astronaut means you have the chance to go into space and take…

8 years ago

Chris Hadfield Tells Conan O’Brien What Happens to Underwear in Space

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield appeared on Conan last night, and if you missed it here's a clip in which Conan…

8 years ago

Astronaut Luca Parmitano’s Chilling First-Hand Account of His Mishap in Space

On July 16, Expedition 36 astronauts Chris Cassidy and Luca Parmitano had to cut a planned 7-hour spacewalk short after…

8 years ago

Want to be an Astronaut? Learn How to Speak Russian

A fire breaks out on the International Space Station while the orbiting complex is over Russian mission control. How, as…

9 years ago

How a Good Narrator Can Mean Life or Death on Mars

Stranded on an alien planet, ejected from your burning ship and with only minutes of breathable air left, your chances…

9 years ago

Sounds of the Space Station

CSA astronaut Chris Hadfield strums some chords in the cupola (NASA) You've probably seen plenty of photos of astronauts and…

9 years ago