Latest Mark Kelly Stories
HOUSTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interview footage of two NASA astronauts scheduled next year to become the first twins to rendezvous in space is available on NASA Television and the agency's website.
For the first time, twin brothers are slated to be in space simultaneously early next year.
Twin brothers who will command the space shuttle and International Space Station are tweeting about their preparations, NASA says. Mark and Scott Kelly are preparing for 2010 missions. Mark is commander of the space shuttle mission STS-134 and Scott is commander of state Expedition 26.
Two NASA astronaut commanders have perspectives like no others on Twitter -- the views of twin brothers preparing on opposite sides of the world to command both the space shuttle and the International Space Station.
The Discovery astronauts dropped from Earth's orbit and soared to a safe landing in Florida this morning, drawing to an end a 14-day mission to the international space station for the delivery of a $1 billion Japanese science module.
This story was updated at 2:51 p.m. EDT.
HOUSTON — The seven astronauts of NASA's shuttle Discovery bid an emotional farewell to the three-man crew of the International Space Station (ISS) Tuesday after more than a week of construction work to install the orbiting lab's largest room.
Editor's Note: This story was updated at 5:25 p.m. EDT. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA's shuttle Discovery rocketed into space Saturday with a massive Japanese laboratory bound for the International Space Station. Discovery shot up into the sky at 5:02 p.m.
Japan has built a space station lab that is being called the Lexus of space stations for its size and sophistication.
NASA's shuttle Discovery is on track to ferry seven astronauts and a large Japanese laboratory to the International Space Station (ISS) later this month. Shuttle commander Mark Kelly told reporters Thursday that Discovery's preparations are going extremely smoothly for its planned May 31 launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. "From what I was told yesterday, the condition of the orbiter and the number of problems we've had with it have been at a historic...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
More Images (77 images) »