NASA Astronauts

NASA Astronauts


Hear from NASA astronauts, plus updates on astronaut activities.

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Have you heard the news?✨ Our very own @Astro_Megan  and @astro_kimbrough  will be on the 2nd operational @SpaceX  Crew Dragon flight! They will be joined by @Thom_astro  of @esa , and @Aki_Hoshide  of @JAXA_en . Follow them as they prepare for their upcoming mission🚀

@AstroBehnken  is launching from @NASAKennedy  in 5 days🚀 ▪️Selected as an astronaut in 2000, he’s flown 2 missions: STS-123 & STS-130. ▪️From 2012-2015 he served as @NASA’s Chief Astronaut. ▪️He’s logged 708 hours in space & has spent 37 hours spacewalking. #LaunchAmerica  US

#MemorialDay  US is a special day for us to give honor and pay tribute to all who have given their lives in service to our nation. I'm incredibly grateful to them and their families for their sacrifice. Thank you." – @NASA  Astronaut Chris Cassidy

Space Anchor Chris Cassidy is here to deliver Some Space News🌠 There are lots of dynamic operations on @Space_Station  this week, & there’s more to come with the arrival of @Astro_Doug  & @AstroBehnken . Stay tuned for more space news & watch #LaunchAmerica  tomorrow at 4:33pm ET!

RT @AstroIronMike : Watch now! Launching soon. Yesterday we the crew of the Boeing Starliner practiced launch in our simulators. We even… #NASA  #commercialcrew 

Enjoy some "Cake in Space" with @Astro_Jessica !🍰✨ Loaded with tons of great artwork, stories, games and contests, the upcoming issue of KidForce Magazine is a great way to learn about Jessica's recent mission to @Space_Station !

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🗣 Live tomorrow July 19, at 6 p.m. CT — Zoom in for a live panel featuring @AstroIllini  & @VicGlover  a former astronaut and @NASAadministrator , and the engineer–sculptor who almost became the first man on the moon. 🔴Sign up for FREE here:

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Today is the big day!🌎 @AstroBehnken  and @Astro_Doug  are returning to Earth today and you're invited along for the ride. Tune into to watch the astronauts splash down in the Gulf of Mexico at 2:48pm ET.

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We're never too busy to stop for a stellar selfie on a spacewalk!? #NationalSelfieDay 

Can an astronaut feel the movement of the during a ? says “You #spacewalkamp ; everything around you are in free fall around the Earth, & everything appears to be floating. You can feel movement when you look down at the blue planet below!” #FunFactFriday 

…?? ??? ???? ??? ????!? Pence has just announced the plan for our astronauts to return to the surface of the Moon by the year 2024. And this time, we’re visiting new territory – the South Pole! Follow along as we continue our journey of space exploration.

Another milestone in human space exploration is officially complete!?‍???‍? @Astro_Christina  & @Astro_Jessica  just wrapped up the first ever #AllWomenSpacewalk . The spacewalkers spent 7 hours & 17 minutes working outside of the @Space_Station  to replace a failed power unit.

“A sparkling #Nile  river valley and delta #Egypt  … fabulous!” #AstroButch 

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3, 2, 1 – Blast off!?‍??? #OTD  50 years ago, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin left the planet to serve as the prime crew of the historic #Apollo11  lunar landing mission. #Apollo50th 

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