Over 18,300 Apply to Become NASA Astronauts, Smashing Record
The huge number of applicants for NASA's 2017 astronaut class has made it the most competitive ever — over 10,000 more applicants than the next highest year.
These 5 NASA Astronauts Came Together to Tell The World That We Are Not Alone
“This thing has gotten so highly-classified… it is just impossible to get anything on it. I have no idea who controls the flow of need-to-know because, frankly, I was told in such an emphatic way that...
Some Strange Things Are Happening To Astronauts Returning To Earth
Who would have thought traveling to outer space could be such a profound experience?
Over 18,300 Apply to Become NASA Astronauts, Smashing Record
The huge number of applicants for NASA's 2017 astronaut class has made it the most competitive ever — over 10,000 more applicants than the next highest year.
Jack Clemons
Jack Clemons is an aerospace engineer and air and space industry professional. He was a lead engineer on NASA's Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs, and later an aerospace company executive. He appeare...
Miguel Rodríguez (NASA)
Miguel Rodríguez (born 1952) is the Chief of the Integration Office of the Cape Canaveral Spaceport Management Office.
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Robert J. Parks
Robert J. "Bob" Parks (1922–2011) was a US aerospace engineer and manager who worked for 40 years at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, California, USA. His work as JPL's planetary p...
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Geoffrey A. Landis
Geoffrey Alan Landis (born May 28, 1955) is an American scientist, working for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on planetary exploration, interstellar propulsion, solar power a...
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Helmut Hölzer
Helmut Hoelzer was a Nazi Germany V-2 rocket engineer who was brought to the United States under Operation Paperclip.
In October 1939, while working for the Telefunken electronics firm in Berlin, ...
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Scott Pace
Scott Norman Pace (born 1959), is the current Director of the Space Policy Institute at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He is also a Professor of the Prac...
Wilber Brotherton Huston
Wilber Brotherton Huston (October 2, 1912 – May 25, 2006) was an American scientist and NASA mission director. He was the Deputy Project Manager of the Nimbus program and served as mission dire...
Jeannette Piccard
Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (January 5, 1895 – May 17, 1981) was an American high-altitude balloonist, and in later life an Episcopal priest. She held the women's altitude record for nearly three decades...
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Mohammad-Nabi Sarbolouki
Mohammad-Nabi Sarbolouki (Persian: محمدنبی سربلوکی‎) was a distinguished Iranian biophysicist and polymer chemist and one of the most influential individuals behind modern scientific movement in...
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NASA Astronaut Group 7
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Leonard Reiffel
Leonard Reiffel (born September 30, 1927) is an American physicist, author and educator. Born in Chicago, Reiffel was an electrical engineering student for a number of years before entering into rese...
Harry Julian Allen
Harry Julian Allen (1 April 1910 – 29 January 1977), also known as Harvey Allen, was an aeronautical engineer and a Director of the NASA Ames Research Center, most noted for his "Blunt Body Theory" of...
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Michael A. Baker
Michael Allen Baker (born October 27, 1953) is a retired captain in the United States Navy, NASA astronaut, and the International Space Station Program Manager for International and Crew Operations, a...
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William R. Lucas
William R. Lucas (born March 1, 1922) was the fourth Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. He served as director from June 15, 1974 to July 3, 1986; when he retired as a result of the Ch...
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David A. King
David Arnold King was the tenth Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center located in Huntsville, Alabama. He was appointed to the position on June 15, 2003. He announced his retirement from NA...
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Michael Ryschkewitsch
Michael Ryschkewitsch is the Chief Engineer of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Michael Ryschkewitsch earned a B.S. in physics from the University of Florida, Gaine...
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Andrew Mishkin
Andrew Mishkin (born c. 1958 in Los Angeles) is a senior systems engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he coordinated the development of various robotic vehicles and their subsystems for mo...