The maverick astronaut who became known to many as the Comeback Kid
He won the Nobel Prize for his revelations in the field of physics
He persisted with the idea that we could detect extrasolar planets and was proved right
She became the first female surgeon to go into space
Read on to learn more about the peculiar life of the last great naked eye astronomer
The deeply religious astronaut who found inspiration during his time on the Moon
Carpenter was a true leader in NASA’s campaign to reach space with his efforts in Project Mercury
His work in the field of solar physics changed our understanding of the Sun
Why the first American woman in space will be remembered forever.
We’ve been a space-faring species for over half a century thanks to Yuri Gagarin, our first cosmic explorer
The life and work of one of the world’s greatest scientific minds
The unsung hero who built NASA into the world’s greatest space agency.
Did this Soviet cosmonaut crash back to Earth screaming in rage at his superiors?
On this day in 1868 an unsung astronomer, who helped to discover our place in the universe, was born
How this entrepreneur is almost single-handedly ushering in a new era of private space exploration through his company SpaceX.