(NEW YORK) -- Astronaut Nicole Aunapu Mann is set to become the first Native American woman in space when NASA launches its new crew to the International Space Station this fall. Mann will serve as commander on the SpaceX Crew-5 mission and will be joined... Read More.
(DZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakstan) -- NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei returned to Earth Wednesday, after spending a record-breaking 355 days in low-Earth orbit. Vande Hei shared a spacecraft with two Russian cosmonauts as tensions between the Russia and the U.S. continue amid the ongoing war in... Read More.
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) -- NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins will take to the skies in 2022 on a historic debut spaceflight to the International Space Station. Watkins will become the first Black woman to embark on a long-duration mission at the space station, where she will... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The United Arab Emirates named mechanical engineering graduate Nora AlMatrooshi as the first Arab female astronaut, a selection that she described as an "unforgettable moment." AlMatrooshi was picked from more than 4,000 candidates to be part of the UAE's ambitious space program,... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Mark Kelly was sworn in as Arizona's second Democratic senator Wednesday afternoon, shaving the Republican’s majority by one vote for the final weeks of the lame-duck session and marking the first time the state... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former astronaut Mark Kelly is set to be sworn in as Arizona's second Democratic senator Wednesday, shaving the Republican’s majority by one vote for the final weeks of the lame-duck session and marking the... Read More.
By ERIC MOLLO, ABC News(NEW YORK) – Retired colonel Terry Virts has spent over seven months in space, serving as a NASA astronaut, performing space walks, and commanding the International Space Station. The former U.S. Air Force pilot... Read More.