For over half a century, NASA has equipped and trained an amazing roster of astronauts to venture out into space, and to make the unknown a little less daunting for the rest of us.
A look back at the manned Apollo missions to the moon shows just how iconic these ventures have become today, and how much more we need to know about our planet to ensure its well-being.
Years ago, however, the administration was predominantly an all-boys’ club — but after the inclusion of the first-ever female astronauts in 1978, more and more women have fearlessly stepped into the role of space traveler. nasa space science and earth science
Recently, four members of NASA’s newest class of astronauts sat down with Glamour magazine to speak about how they first started their careers, and what traveling to Mars — now the most hotly anticipated aeronautic mission on Earth — would mean to them. nasa space science and earth science