Latest Chris Cassidy Stories
A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying three members of Expedition 36 touched down in the remote wilderness of Kazakhstan at 10:58 p.m. EDT Tuesday evening (8:58 a.m. Kazakh time). NASA’s Chris Cassidy and Roscosmos’ Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin were onboard the capsule as it parachuted safely back to Earth, successfully wrapping up 166 days in space.
NASA says the International Space Station (ISS) is about to undergo a crew exchange as three Expedition 36 crew members prepare to return to Earth.
"Space is a harsh, inhospitable frontier and we are explorers, not colonizers" — these are the words written by astronaut Luca Parmitano about his experience of almost drowning in space on July 16, 2013.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) completed a spacewalk on Tuesday, during which they performed a routine maintenance on the orbiting laboratory.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will embark into the abyss on Tuesday for the first of two planned July spacewalks.
A pump controller box on the International Space Station’s far port truss (P6) believed to have been leaking ammonia coolant was inspected and replaced during a five-hour, 30-minute spacewalk on Saturday afternoon.
Chris Cassidy Chris Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and a Navy SEAL. He was born Christopher John Cassidy on January 4, 1970 in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from York High School, in York, Maine, and then subsequently also graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 and a Master's degree in Ocean engineering from MIT in 2000. Cassidy graduated from BUD/S Class 192,...