Infographic: How hibernation could aid astronauts on long space flights. Space trips to the other planets would require months of travel through the vacuum of space. Maintaining the crew’s health is a vital concern. If the crew could be induced to hiberna
Near-record Number of Astronaut Applicants (Infographic)
Chris Hadfield's answer to a kid on how to become an astronaut
Hillary is an inspiration to all girls that they can do whatever they want to do and be whoever they want to be. I can't wait until she is the first woman President of the United States. Hopefully, most Presidents after her will also be women.
In honor of the opening go the National Museum of African American History and Culture, NASA administrator Charles Bolden gives young people some advice on what to study to become an astronaut.
Becoming an astronaut is neither simple nor straightforward; there are no schools for astronauts or university courses. So how do you become an astronaut and what qualifications and qualities do you need?