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Nov 23, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
When considering landing sites on Mars, NASA astronauts say they don’t care where they go -- just don't kill them.
Nov 6, 2015 12:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
During a Friday spacewalk around the International Space Station's exterior, two NASA astronauts encountered a small ammonia leak and sustained very minor glove damage.
Nov 4, 2015 10:58 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in engineering, biological science, physical science or mathematics.
Nov 1, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Though they don’t bear the burden of gravity, astronauts who run aboard the International Space Station can commiserate with participants in the New York City Marathon, though weightlessness presents them with different types of challenges.
Oct 15, 2015 12:44 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It takes months of rehabilitation for an astronaut on the International Space Station to readjust to everyday life on Earth -- could drugs shorten this process?
Oct 11, 2015 11:30 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
An exciting new book, to be published this week, encourages students to think creatively when deciding to be astronauts.
Sep 29, 2015 02:59 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
How hard would a human mission to the Red Planet be? Two retired NASA astronauts, Clay Anderson and Steve Swanson, have very different takes.
Sep 21, 2015 03:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In 'The Martian,' astronaut Mark Watney gets hit by debris, blown away and partially buried by a terrible Martian dust storm. But how accurate is this depiction of living on the Red Planet?
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