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A British company plans to build the world's largest swimming pool as part of a center that will house facilities for commercial astronaut training and the development of underwater robots.
Bacterial compounds could provide antimicrobial protection in undergarments shared by astronauts during spacewalks.
Mark Kelly has won a seat in the U.S. Senate, making him only the fourth NASA astronaut to be elected to Congress.
The fluid that cushions the human brain redistributes in the skull during spaceflight, according to a new study.
An unidentified astronaut aboard the International Space Station had a deep vein thrombosis — or blood clot — in the jugular vein of their neck, according to a new case study.
It won't be long before we see the first woman on Mars, and she just might beat the first man there, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Friday (Oct. 18).
That may be true for the short missions astronauts have gone on so far. But Mars will be a different story.
SpaceX tested the escape system on its Crew Dragon capsule. Smoke from the failure was visible for miles.
SpaceX's famous "Starman" dummy onboard the inaugural Falcon Heavy launch is about to have some competition — from a new dummy, named Ripley, strapped into the company's first Crew Dragon capsule.
Bacteria on the International Space Station are evolving and changing in the strange orbital environment. But they don't seem to be any more dangerous to humans.
Astronaut Harrison Schmitt saw Earth from space, but doesn't see that human activity is shaping climate change.
There are plenty of challenges to putting people on Mars, whether you look at the rocket, the astronaut or the planet itself.
Hurricane Florence, the vast storm meteorologists and astronauts alike have been tracking, made landfall this morning (Sept. 14) near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.
Government weather satellites are watching closely as a massive storm called Hurricane Lane threatens Hawaii.