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First American astronauts in space

First American astronauts in space

October 31, 2022
Though his sub-orbital flight only lasted 15 minutes, it was…
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Astronaut suit Pictures

Astronaut suit Pictures

October 3, 2022
Shuttle Suit NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless floats against a backdrop of blue seas and white clouds in an April 1983 photograph taken during…

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Facts about astronauts in space

Facts about astronauts in space

September 23, 2022
The pause at 28, kph that refreshes. NASA/ESA In a long list of my favorite astronauts, Sam Cristoforetti is near the top. She is an Italian…

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First astronaut On moon

First astronaut On moon

September 5, 2022
REUTERS/NASA/Handout Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong captures his shadow while taking a photo of the lunar module on the surface of the moon…

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Astronaut Hall of Fame

Astronaut Hall of Fame

August 26, 2022
The U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame is closing Nov. 2 to re-launch as part of Heroes and Legends,the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex s new…

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Facts about astronauts

Facts about astronauts

July 19, 2022
Astronauts have to undergo extensive training and testing before they can participate in a spaceflight. They must show that they can handle the…

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Black astronauts

Black astronauts

June 2, 2022
Some of my friends and family and other people whom I genuinely respect have been reposting this… “blog” rant eloquently titled “are black people…

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Qualifications to become an astronaut

Qualifications to become an astronaut

June 2, 2022
The basic qualifications for becoming an astronaut center on NASA s near-term strategic goals. For example, astronauts must now meet the size…

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First Black astronaut

First Black astronaut

May 31, 2022
Press Release From: Air Force Space Command News Service Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2002 By 1st Lt. Virgil W. Magee, AFSPC Public Affairs…

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Buy astronaut helmet

Buy astronaut helmet

May 11, 2022
Editor s Note: The original online version and the print version of this story included a photograph of artifacts made available to us by the…

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How do you become an astronaut?

How do you become an astronaut?

May 11, 2022
Space geeks, rejoice! Nasa is officially looking for new astronauts and will be accepting applications to join the famous space agency in December…

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Famous U.S. astronaut

Famous U.S. astronaut

March 23, 2022
Every February, comments from school kids come in about my previous “Famous African-American Scientists and Innovators” blog posts. It has become…

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Astronaut Suit

Astronaut Suit

March 19, 2022
Being developed for missions in 2015 and beyond, the Z-1 improves mobility for walks on the moon and Mars. Credit: Karl Tate, SPACE.com contributor…

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About Indian astronauts

About Indian astronauts

March 1, 2022
On behalf of HAL, quality documents were handed over by Dr. Jeyakar Vedamanickam, GM, Aerospace Division, HAL (left) to Shri John. P. Zachariah…

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Cool facts about astronauts

Cool facts about astronauts

February 25, 2022
Compiled by the U.S. News & World Report library staff The Soviet Union s launch of Sputnik I in 1957 is credited with launching the U.S…

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John Herrington, astronaut

John Herrington, astronaut

December 12, 2021
John Bennett Herrington (Commander, USN, Ret.) NASA Astronaut (Former) PERSONAL DATA: Born September 14, 1958 in Wetumka, Oklahoma. He grew up…

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Astronaut Fun facts

Astronaut Fun facts

October 16, 2021
I don’t know the goof is who is pounding on it. He seems to have issues. Anyway, on with the Fun Facts. 1. Iowa is a win over Purdue from its…

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Lego astronauts

Lego astronauts

July 28, 2021
Flying at a distance of 400 kilometers above Earth, Danish ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen announced the winner of the iriss LEGO education competition…

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Admission for Aeronautical Engineering

Admission for Aeronautical Engineering

May 29, 2021
Welcome and thank you for your interest in applying to one of our graduate programs. Michigan Aerospace Engineering ranks as one of the highest…

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Number of astronauts

Number of astronauts

May 25, 2021
CAPE CANAVERAL – When we think of NASA, the first thing that most Americans picture is the men and women of the astronaut corps. It turns out…

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First astronauts to landing on moon

First astronauts to landing on moon

April 3, 2021
Neil Armstrong sits in the lunar module after a historic moonwalk. Credit: NASA Neil A. Armstrong was a NASA astronaut and the first man on the…

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