Astronaut

Asteroid Larger Than Empire State Building Set to Pass by Earth This Weekend

NASA will currently be looking out for an asteroid that may be as large as the Empire State Building in New York City. The asteroid is expected to pass by Earth this weekend.
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Former Astronaut Gives Advice on How to Live in Isolation

WCBS 880’s Steve Scott spoke with Long Island native Mike Massimino, who is a veteran of two space shuttle flights on Columbia and Atlantis, who has some advice about being alone for long periods of time.
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US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record

Apr 17, 2019 By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women. Station astronaut Christina Koch (Cook) will remain on board for about 11 months, until February. That approaches but...
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BREAKING NEWS - John Glenn passed away at the age of 95

Photos: USA Today Former astronaut, US Sen., and All-American hero John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95 today due to undisclosed reasons. He was the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth in his 1962 flight. Glenn also held a long career in the U.S. Senate. Read more here.
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