AstronautsIndividuals trained for space flight
Jan Evans recalls how it was for the families of moon voyagers in the Apollo era.
June 2013 | By Jennifer Ross-Nazzal
An STS-135 photo album
November 16, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
The first moonwalker's storied aviation career
August 27, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
America's first woman in space describes the beauty of Earth from orbit.
July 2012 | By Sally Ride
Now that the space shuttle has retired, astronauts are rediscovering the joys of flying airplanes.
July 2012 | By Phil Scott
How do you spend your last day in space?
June 29, 2012 | By Don Pettit
How to be civilized on the space frontier, Chapter 6: Having company for dinner.
June 27, 2012 | By Don Pettit
The harness we wear to run on a treadmill in space is sort of like a backpack. But the engineering is way more complicated.
June 25, 2012 | By Don Pettit
On Space Station every hour is accounted for, and hardly a minute is wasted. Here's how my day is divided.
June 22, 2012 | By Don Pettit
A Space Station group portrait, taken in thermal infrared.
June 19, 2012 | By Don Pettit
If you want good pictures in space, make it as dark as you can.
June 18, 2012 | By Don Pettit
Here's what we left inside the SpaceX Dragon capsule before we closed the hatch last month.
June 14, 2012 | By Don Pettit
What would you do? A poem.
June 11, 2012 | By Don Pettit
Don Pettit turns his curiosity—and his camera—loose on board the International Space Station.
May 23, 2012 | By The Editors
Weightlifting in weightlessness is now my favorite oxymoron.
May 21, 2012 | By Don Pettit
If you want to know what crew I'm on, be prepared for a long conversation.
May 16, 2012 | By Don Pettit
A poem about returning to Earth.
May 11, 2012 | By Don Pettit
The zero-gravity equivalent to flip-flops.
May 04, 2012 | By Don Pettit
When something breaks on a spacecraft, you have to get your hands dirty.
April 27, 2012 | By Don Pettit
In space I see things that are not there.
April 19, 2012 | By Don Pettit