astronauts

Astronauts Could Deploy Extra Arms to Stay Stable on the Moon

Walking along on the surface of the Moon, as aptly demonstrated by the Apollo astronauts, is no easy feat.  The…

1 week ago

Lighting Up the Moon’s Permanently Shadowed Craters

The Moon's polar regions are home to permanently shadowed craters. In those craters is ancient ice, and establishing a presence…

2 weeks ago

Crew-7 Reaches the International Space Station

SpaceX Crew-7, the next group of four astronauts, are now on board the International Space Station, and this diverse crew…

9 months ago

NASA Astronauts Get a New Ride at Kennedy Space Center

In its continued support for the Artemis missions, a three fully-electric, environmentally friendly, and specially designed vehicles were recently delivered…

10 months ago

This is How NASA Wanted to Rescue Space Shuttle Astronauts

For most of us, this would be a nightmare. Imagine being curled up inside a 90 cm (36 inch) fabric…

12 months ago

The Private Axiom-2 Mission is Almost Ready to Fly to the International Space Station

SpaceX’s second private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS), Axiom-2 aka Ax-2, which is sponsored Axiom Space, received…

1 year ago

Meet the Four Astronauts Who’ll Fly Around the Moon for Artemis II

The four astronauts chosen for NASA's Artemis II mission will check off a string of firsts during their flight around…

1 year 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…

2 years 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…

2 years ago

Fire Acts Strangely in Microgravity. Astronauts Have Lit More Than 1,500 Fires on the Space Station to Figure Out Why

Ever since childhood, we were all told to never play with fire. Despite it being relevant to our everyday lives,…

2 years ago