Articles Tagged with astronaut

NASA Is Asking Public To Choose Design For New Futuristic Spacesuit

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NASA is set to unveil their design for the new Z-2 spacesuit for deep-space exploration. Astronauts will soon encounter unprecedented environments in space and NASA wants to insure their safety and effectiveness. The final stage of the design project for the new Z-2 spacesuit is selecting design from three prototypes. NASA is asking the public… Read more »

Japan Launching Talking Robot Into Space, Will Chat With Astronauts

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The Japanese love their robots, so much in fact that they are preparing to launch a talking robot into space. Kirobo is a humanoid “robot astronaut” that is capable of conversing with humans, and it is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on August 4. When Kirobo lands on the ISS, it will… Read more »

Astronaut School Reunion: Overachiever Attends From Space

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An astronaut school reunion might sound like a bunch of NASA veterans sitting around a table talking about math, but the reality is much cooler. Astronaut Karen Nyberg recently attended her 25th high school reunion, and it involved the International Space Station and showing her fellow classmates a view from 200 miles about Earth’s surface…. Read more »

Neil Armstrong, First Man On The Moon, Dead At 82

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Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, the face of the space race, the NASA legend, and quite possibly the most famous astronaut in history, died today at age 82. We previously reported on Armstrong’s unexpected heart surgery weeks ago, a procedure that he was in recovery from. Reports from his wife… Read more »