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Showing posts with label U.S. astronauts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label U.S. astronauts. Show all posts

Thursday, October 11, 2018

U.S. and Russian Astronauts Safe After Making Emergency Landing When Booster Rocket Failed on Launch


U.S. and Russian Astronauts Safe After Making Emergency Landing When Booster Rocket Failed on Launch


Article Excerpt: "... The astronauts were to dock at the International Space Station six hours after the launch, but the Soyuz booster suffered an unspecified failure and shut down minutes after the launch ..."


Reference: time.com

Sunday, May 6, 2018

SpaceX Launching NASA Astronauts to Space This Year Amidst Safety Concerns


SpaceX Launching NASA Astronauts to Space This Year Amidst Safety Concerns


Article Excerpt: "... was awarded another $2.6 billion in 2014 to send NASA’s astronauts to space, according to NASA. The company is on track to send its first astronauts to the International Space Station later this year ..."


Reference: www.yahoo.com

Thursday, March 15, 2018

NASA Twins Study Confirms Preliminary Findings


NASA Twins Study Confirms Preliminary Findings


Article Excerpt: "... Another interesting finding concerned what some call the “space gene”, which was alluded to in 2017. Researchers now know that 93% of Scott’s genes returned to normal after landing. However, the remaining 7% point to possible longer term changes in genes related to his immune system, DNA repair, bone formation networks, hypoxia, and hypercapnia..."


Reference: www.nasa.gov

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Astronaut John Young, Who Walked on the Moon and Led 1st Shuttle Mission, Dies at 87


Astronaut John Young, Who Walked on the Moon and Led 1st Shuttle Mission, Dies at 87


Article Excerpt: "... John Young, NASA's longest-serving astronaut, who walked on the moon and flew on the first Gemini and space shuttle missions, has died ..."


Reference: www.space.com

Friday, December 20, 2013

International Space Station requires series of spacewalks to be performed by brave U.S. astronauts

US Astronauts Embark on Spacewalk


Article Excerpt: "... NASA says the American astronauts will make three spacewalks - on December 21, 23, and 25 - each one lasting about six-and-a-half hours. ..."


Reference: www.voanews.com