astronaut

May 27, 2018
May 27, 2018

Alan Bean, moon-walking US astronaut dies in Houston

American astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission and commanded a crew on the Skylab space station in 1973 before giving up his career to become a full-time painter, dies in Houston on Saturday, officials said.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Astronaut Tim Peake 'runs' London Marathon from space

UK astronaut Tim Peake runs the distance of the London Marathon on a treadmill in the International Space Station (ISS).

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

UK astronaut set for space milestone

UK astronaut Tim Peake is ready to make his landmark flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Astronaut Scott Kelly hits spaceflight milestone

US astronaut Scott Kelly touches a new milestone remaining away from Earth for the longest period in his single mission in the space.

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

Playing with water in space (video)

Playing with water in the space is indeed an exciting thing for us on Earth. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly demonstrates how it looks like.

September 12, 2015
September 12, 2015

Russian astronaut record-breaker Padalka returns to Earth

Russian astronaut Gennady Padalka has returned to Earth with the record for having spent the most time in space.

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

Astronauts watch Star Wars in space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station reveals they celebrated Star Wars Day by screening one of the sci-fi movies.

March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015

US, Russian duo begin 12-month space trip

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko has docked for the start of a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station