Solving Space: Commercial Crew Program Astronaut Training

  With the advent of the Commercial Crew Program, astronaut training reached new levels. With new spacecraft and space suits, NASA astronauts receive specific mission training with Boeing or SpaceX to prepare to live and work aboard the space station, and eventually to the Moon and Mars. Solve Space by

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Pop Quiz: Astronaut Training

How much do you know about astronaut training and what is involved in preparing for a human spaceflight mission? Take this quiz and find out!

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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we are going on a journey through the decades to celebrate the significant contributions Asian American and Pacific Islander astronauts have made to the space program by highlighting these trailblazers. Ellison Onizuka was the first Asian American to fly in space. He

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Anne McClain

Artemis astronaut feature: Anne McClain

Last year, NASA named the first Artemis astronauts. The mission to return to the Moon begins with the first Artemis flight scheduled to launch later this year. We are featuring each of the Artemis astronauts to help you get to know these pioneering explorers. This week meet Anne McClain. Selected

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Artemis astronaut feature: Victor Glover

Last year, NASA named the first Artemis astronauts. The mission to return to the Moon begins with the first Artemis flight scheduled to launch later this year. We are featuring each of the Artemis astronauts to help you get to know these pioneering explorers. This week meet Victor Glover. This

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Artemis astronaut Joe Acaba

Artemis astronaut feature: Joe Acaba

Last year, NASA named the first Artemis astronauts. The mission to return to the Moon begins with the first Artemis flight scheduled to launch later this year. We are featuring each of the Artemis astronauts to help you get to know these pioneering explorers. This week meet Joe Acaba. Selected

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Christina Koch portrait

Artemis astronaut feature: Christina Koch

Last year, NASA named the first Artemis astronauts. The mission to return to the Moon begins with the first Artemis flight scheduled to launch later this year. We are featuring each of the Artemis astronauts to help you get to know these pioneering explorers. This week meet Christina Koch.  

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Kate Rubins

Artemis astronaut feature: Kate Rubins

Last year, NASA named the first Artemis astronauts. The mission to return to the Moon begins with the first Artemis flight scheduled to launch later this year. We are featuring each of the Artemis astronauts to help you get to know these pioneering explorers. This week meet Kate Rubins.  

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Christina Koch onboard the ISS

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Meet 3 female space pioneers

  This Women’s History Month, we are going on a journey through the decades to celebrate the significant contributions women have made to the space program by highlighting three of these female space pioneers. Kathy Sullivan You probably know who the first American woman in space was (Sally Ride), but

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Artemis astronaut Jessica Watkins

Artemis astronaut feature: Jessica Watkins

Last year, NASA named the first Artemis astronauts. The mission to return to the Moon begins with the first Artemis flight scheduled to launch later this year. We are featuring each of the Artemis astronauts to help you get to know these pioneering explorers. This week meet Jessica Watkins.  

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