It’s not everyday you can talk to an astronaut – especially one still in space.
An astronaut with local ties is one of two astronauts making a hastily planned spacewalk Saturday to try to fix an ammonia leak in the power system of the International Space Station.
Needham astronaut Sunita Williams is flying high above the earth as the commander of the International Space Station.
Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the first human being to set foot on another world, has died. He was 82.
Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
This year’s First Night button was designed by Somerville artist Scott Listfield.