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Astronauts explain what it’s like to be ‘shot off the planet’
As NASA and SpaceX prep for a historic launch, two actual rocket scientists reflect on rough Shuttle-era rides into orbit.
NASA’s now taking astronaut applications. Do you have the right stuff?
Here’s what they’re looking for.
Watch the first all-female spacewalk live
NASA will stream the historical event early on Friday morning
Inside NASA’s plan to use Martian dirt to build houses on Mars
If humans want to create a lasting presence on the Red Planet, they’ll have to learn to live off the land.
Pence says U.S. rocket companies will put astronauts in space this year. U.S. rocket companies aren’t so sure.
Rocket engineering turns out to be even harder than rocket science.
Rodent astronauts suggest trips to Mars will make us anxious, forgetful, and afraid
Our brains might experience similar struggles in space radiation.
Red wine could hold the secret to staying buff on the moon
Resveratrol might mitigate the muscle loss seen in low-gravity environments.
Money, shoes, poop, and other highlights from the 796 items we’ve left on the moon
We mapped out all the space trash.
The Apollo moon rocks continue to reveal secrets of the cosmos
Apollo 11 gave us the Rosetta Stone of our solar system’s history.
Yes, astronauts are baking cookies in space. No, they can’t eat them.
Doesn't seem too fair.