Tag: NASA Astronauts

NASA Astronauts James Buchli, Janet Kavandi Inducted To Hall Of Fame

James F. Buchli and Dr. Janet Kavandi received the ultimate honor to be inducted into the Hall of Fame Astronauts. They joined the ranks of nearly 100 most distinguished astronauts.

Space April 8, 2019

NASA Ditches All-Female Spacewalk Because Of Shortage Of Spacesuits

Lack of spacesuit sizes caused NASA to reassign astronauts and cancel the scheduled all-female spacewalk in history. This highlights the need for more women in human space flight and more available spacesuits.

Space March 26, 2019

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Captures Image Of Volcanic Plume In Jovian Moon Io

Space scientists have spotted a volcanic eruption on Jupiter’s moon Io. The image was captured by NASA’s probe, Juno, which is currently on its 17th flyby over the gas giant.

Space January 8, 2019

NASA Astronauts Complete Successful Spacewalk To Set Up HD Cameras For Incoming Spacecraft

Two NASA astronauts successfully installed high-definition TV cameras during a spacewalk performed on June 14. The cameras were set up to provide excellent views of commercial crew ships approaching the International Space Station.

Space June 15, 2018

'Take Me Home Button' May Help Rescue Astronauts Lost In Space

A new technology may help lost astronauts find their way back to the space station. Called the ‘Take Me Home Button’, the system can help to automatically propel an astronaut to safety.

Space December 6, 2017

Apollo 12 Astronaut Dick Gordon Dies At Age 88

Former NASA astronaut Richard 'Dick' Gordon passed away at the age of 88. Gordon was one of only 24 men that have flown to the moon.

November 10, 2017

NASA Astronaut Breaks Record For Most Spacewalks By A Woman

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the record of most spacewalks by a woman, logging in 53 hours and 22 minutes. The title was previously held by NASA astronaut Sunita Williams.

Space March 31, 2017

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