51 Favourite Photos from Astronaut Scott Kelly's First Six Months in Space

Commander Scott Kelly is halfway through his year in space today. While his body is slowly degrading into a mess of bulging eyeballs and atrophied muscles, his artistic sensibilities are being kept in shape with an endless array of gorgeous settings to photograph for our vicarious viewing pleasure. »9/15/15 9:00pm9/15/15 9:00pm

NASA's Latest Astronaut Is Pretty Good With A Camera

During Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield’s tenure on the International Space Station, he became the space-geek heartthrob, mostly thanks to his extensive series of YouTube insights into life on the ISS (plus the ‘stache, of course). The newest occupants of the ISS have some big moon boots to fill, but they’re starting… »4/07/15 5:03am4/07/15 5:03am

The longest American spaceflight in history will launch in 2015

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station typically spend no more than six months in space before returning to Earth. But in spring 2015, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will begin a yearlong sojourn aboard the orbital outpost — a voyage which, if successful, will become the longest spaceflight ever performed by an… »11/27/12 9:40am11/27/12 9:40am