Dutch teen becomes youngest astronaut in space on Jeff Bezos’ New Shepard rocket

A Dutch teenager is set to make history today by becoming the youngest astronaut in space after snagging a spot on Jeff Bezos’ New Shepard rocket. Physics student Oliver Daemen, 18, credits Thunderbirds with sparking his fascination with space and rockets at a young age. In an Instagram post a day before the launch, Oliver wrote: ‘Ready to … Read more

Dutch teenager,18, will become the youngest astronaut in space today

A Dutch teenager who credits Thunderbirds for sparking his interest in rockets, is set to become the youngest astronaut in space ever today after snagging a spot on Jeff Bezos’ New Shepard rocket. Oliver Daemen, 18, had originally secured a spot on the second New Shepard flight after his millionaire equity boss father came second … Read more

Retired astronaut Peggy Whitson, 61, will return space on a SpaceX private flight

Retired NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, 61, is dusting off her space suit for another trip to the final frontier. Whitson, who spent more time in space than any other American astronaut, is set to serve as mission commander for a private flight to the International Space Station (ISS). Along for the ride will be John … Read more

Earth’s ‘Eye of Sahara’ resembles Mars in images snapped by an astronaut on the ISS

Mars 2.0? Earth’s ‘Eye of Sahara’ resembles the Red Planet in images snapped by an astronaut on the International Space Station European Space Agency’s Thomas Pesquet shared images on Twitter of the Eye of Sahara in Africa  This region looks similar to what ‘Perseverance rover would have seen Mars on its approach to landing’ The images … Read more

Former astronaut Ed Gibson, 84, says he’d ‘go back in a heartbeat’ if given the chance 

Former astronaut Ed Gibson, the final person to leave NASA‘s Skylab space station, says he’d go back to space ‘in a heartbeat’ if given the chance. Gibson, a solar physicist, was in the first group of scientist-astronauts selected to go into space by NASA, making his only spaceflight as part of the final Skylab crew. … Read more

Germaphobe Howie Mandel arrives at America’s Got Talent taping in an ASTRONAUT HELMET

Howie Mandel wasn’t taking any chances as he returned to work amid the coronavirus pandemic. The television personality was spotted sporting a very unique headpiece as he arrived for a taping of season sixteen of America’s Got Talent in Los Angeles on Sunday. The infamous germaphobe, 65, wore a massive astronaut helmet to shoot the … Read more

Stella Maxwell becomes an astronaut for Moschino shoot  

Stella Maxwell flaunts her svelte physique in a silver bodysuit after transforming into an astronaut for Moschino shoot By Laura Fox For Mailonline Published: 23:42 GMT, 12 March 2021 | Updated: 23:42 GMT, 12 March 2021 Stella Maxwell was every inch the intergalactic beauty after transforming into an astronaut for a glamorous Moschino shoot. The model, … Read more

Tim Peake gives tips on becoming an astronaut as ESA recruits crew

Astronaut Tim Peake has revealed what steps to take if you’re keen to embark on a career in space, including preparing for a ‘gruelling’ year and a half selection process.  For the first time in 11 years, the European Space Agency (ESA) has put the call out for new astronaut candidates, who will work alongside their … Read more

NASA astronaut Victor Glover shares his first video from SPACE

NASA astronaut Victor Glover shared his first video from space as he and three other astronauts soared above the Earth while traveling to the International Space Station. Glover is part of the Crew-1 mission that launched aboard the SpaceX‘s Crew Dragon capsule, nicknamed ‘Dragon Resilience,’ on November 15. This is Glover’s first trip to space … Read more

NASA’s Victor Glover becomes the first black astronaut to call the Internal Space Station home

Four astronauts arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) Monday evening, but one of them has made history following the 27 hour journey. NASA astronaut Victor Glover is the first black person to live on the orbiting lab for an extended stay – he will call the massive ship home for the next six months. … Read more