Tag: NASA

Astronaut chooses daughter’s wedding over space test flight

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The commander of Boeing's first astronaut flight has pulled himself off the crew so...

NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station

By ALEX SANZ Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — NASA astronaut Kate Rubins told The Associated Press on Friday that she plans to cast her next...

SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their...

NASA astronaut shares experiences with Brownsville students

NASA astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria likened the space industry today to aviation in the 1930s when planes were safe and capable but so expensive only...