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Astronaut states losing mirror on spacewalk was ‘real disappointment’

Marcia Dunn, Ap Aerospace Writer Updated 4:35 pm CDT, Monday, June 29, 2020 In this image taken from NASA video, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, right answers a question as fellow astronaut Robert L. Behnken listens during an interview aboard the International Space Station, Monday, June 29, 2020. Cassidy, the commander of the International Space Station said…

Spacewalking astronaut loses mirror, newest space junk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A spacewalking astronaut extra to the pieces of junk orbiting the Earth on Friday, dropping a tiny mirror as quickly as he stepped out of the Worldwide Room Station for battery perform.Commander Chris Cassidy stated the mirror floated away at about a foot per 2nd.Mission Handle stated the mirror by some…

NASA astronaut shares spectacular Solar Eclipse images from space

About this GalleryLet's take a look at the amazing pictures of solar eclipse clicked from space and the Earth...01 / 29NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy shared this image along with a caption, "Super cool view of the Annular Solar Eclipse which passed by our star... Read More02 / 29An image of solar eclipse released by NASA…

Astronaut snaps sensational PHOTO of strange ‘swirl’ in Pacific Ocean

From their breathtaking vantage point hundreds of miles above Earth astronauts can get a unique perspective on our planet. The outpost allowed astronaut Doug Hurley to notice a mysterious swirling pattern in the ocean below. Hurley, who only arrived on the International Space Station (ISS) in recent weeks, snapped the photograph after spotting the peculiar…

Bill Nye and previous astronaut Leland Melvin talk racial injustice and space expedition (video)

Home News Spaceflight Leland Melvin says there was a night when he could have wrongfully been put in jail, stopping any chance of him flying twice in space as a NASA astronaut later in his career.In conversation with Bill Nye, president of The Planetary Society, the Black retired astronaut recalled being pulled over by a…

Former astronaut becomes first person to visit both space and the deepest place in the ocean

(CNN) Just eight people have reached Challenger Deep, the deepest point of the ocean. More than 550 people have visited space. But only one person has done both: Kathy Sullivan. On Sunday, the NAS…

NASA astronaut from historical spacewalk ends up being first lady to reach deepest point in ocean

N'dea Yancey-Bragg, USA TODAY Published 9:21 a.m. ET June 9, 2020 | Updated 10:47 a.m. ET June 9, 2020CLOSE NASA uses SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch US astronauts into space from US soil for the first time in nearly 9 years, since the last space shuttle mission. USA TODAYFormer NASA astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan, the first American…

Former NASA astronaut becomes first woman to reach Earth’s deepest point

The first American woman to complete a spacewalk, Kathy Sullivan, aboard the space shuttle. NASA The deepest point in Earth's ocean has been visited by a woman for the first time.On Sunday, former NASA astronaut Kathy Sullivan reached the bottom of the Challenger Deep, almost 6.9 miles (11,000 meters) below the surface of the Pacific…

NASA astronaut Victor Glover explains why sometimes we can’t simply stay with space

Home News Spaceflight (Image: © NASA) As Americans took to the streets in protest and NASA astronauts took to the skies on a commercial spacecraft, some space fans had a question: "Can't we just do space?"One space fan asked exactly the right person, NASA astronaut Victor Glover. Glover is a former naval aviator and a…

Who is NASA Astronaut Doug Hurley?

Published on Jun 3, 2020NASA astronaut Doug Hurley was the pilot on STS‐127 and STS‐135. Hurley holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tulane University. Before joining NASA, he was a fighter pilot and test pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps. Hurley is currently serving as Spacecraft Commander on the first crewed flight…

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