Humans in Space

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Eileen Collins Broke Barriers as America’s First Female Space Shuttle Commander

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At the end of February 1998, Johnson Space Center Deputy Director James D. Wetherbee called Astronaut Eileen Collins to his…

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NASA Research Volunteers to Begin Next Simulated Mission to Mars

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NASA selected a new team of four research volunteers to participate in a simulated mission to Mars within HERA (Human…

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Exploring the Moon: Episode Previews

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Discover. Learn. Explore. NASA’s video series, Exploring the Moon, takes a “behind-the-scenes” look at humanity’s next steps on the Moon.…

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Joe H. Engle Oral History Interviews

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Joe H. Engle Oral History Interviews Former U.S. Air Force test pilot and NASA astronaut Joe Engle — who died…


Voyagers of Mars: The First CHAPEA Crew’s Yearlong Journey 

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When the first humans travel to the Red Planet, they will need to know how to repair and maintain equipment,…

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From Polar Peaks to Celestial Heights: Christy Hansen’s Unique Path to Leading NASA’s Commercial Low Earth Orbit Development Program 

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Christy Hansen’s journey with NASA spans more than two decades and is marked by roles that have shaped her into…

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