Scott Kelly

FLOAT LIKE NEIL ARMSTRONG WITH SPECIAL WEIGHTLESS FLIGHT HONORING APOLLO 11’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Apollo 11 lunar landing in 1969, Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G) will take fans of the cosmos where few have gone before. Taking off July 20 from Space Florida’s Launch and Landing Facility (formerly the NASA Shuttle Landing Facility) at the Cape Canaveral Spaceport, ZERO-G will offer Apollo enthusiasts the […]

NASA’S LANDMARK TWIN STUDY REVEALS RESILIENCE OF HUMAN BODY IN SPACE

Results from NASA’s landmark Twins Study, which took place from 2015-2016, were published this past week in Science. The integrated paper — encompassing work from 10 research teams — reveals some interesting, surprising and reassuring data about how one human body adapted to — and recovered from — the extreme environment of space. The Twins […]

CHANGE IN ASTRONAUT’S GUT BACTERIA ATTRIBUTED TO SPACEFLIGHT

Northwestern University researchers studying the gut bacteria of Scott and Mark Kelly, NASA astronauts and identical twin brothers, as part of a unique human study have found that changes to certain gut “bugs” occur in space. The Northwestern team is one of 10 NASA-funded research groups studying the Kelly twins to learn how living in […]

HOW STRESSFUL WILL A TRIP TO MARS BE ON THE HUMAN BODY?

Preliminary research results for the NASA Twins Study debuted at NASA’s Human Research Program’s annual Investigators’ Workshop in Galveston, Texas the week of January 23. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returned home last March after nearly one year in space living on the International Space Station. His identical twin brother, Mark, remained on Earth. Researchers found […]

SPACE-BASED DROPLET DYNAMICS LESSONS?

Droplets in space can grow freakishly large and bounce off nonwetting surfaces in truly unearthly ways. Astronauts frequently encounter huge droplets, and Scott Kelly recently demonstrated their unusual behavior aboard the International Space Station (ISS) via water balls and a hydrophobic (water repellant) ping pong paddle. To explore the dynamics of these gigantic droplets, a […]

CAPTAIN SCOTT KELLY TO RETURN TO CRYSTAL ABOARD PERSIAN GULF VOYAGE

Following an acclaimed appearance aboard Crystal Serenity this summer, one of the United States’ most notable figures will rejoin Crystal’s travel savvy guests to share his inspiring stories, this time aboard the company’s 62-guest super yacht. NASA Astronaut Captain Scott Kelly will join Crystal Esprit’s December 13, sailing round-trip from Dubai, ready to regale travelers […]

NASA RELEASES ‘OMICS: ADVANCING PERSONALIZED MEDICINE FROM SPACE TO EARTH’

NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP) is releasing the video “Omics: Advancing Personalized Medicine from Space to Earth”, to highlight its Twins Study, coinciding with National Twins Days. This is the last video in a series of eight which explores space through you by using omics to look more closely at the unique health of an […]

ASTRONAUT SCOTT KELLY’S PHOTOGRAPHIC YEAR IN SPACE

Astronaut Scott Kelly spent nearly a year in Space working aboard the International Space Station. During that time, he snapped hundreds of photos from space using a Nikon camera to shoot images of the Earth from his camera platform 249 miles up. He gazed out of the cupola, and with his camera captured images that […]

KELLY BROTHERS TO MAKE LANDMARK APPEARANCE ON CRYSTAL SERENITY CRUISE

Aboard what will certainly be one truly momentous sailing, three of the United States’ most groundbreaking figures will share their inspiring stories with Crystal’s savvy globetrotting guests. NASA Astronaut Captains Scott Kelly and Mark Kelly, along with Mark’s wife, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, will make their first-ever appearance together as guest lecturers aboard Crystal Serenity’s […]

NASA ASTRONAUT SCOTT KELLY TO HOST THIRD ROCK RADIO

On Thursday, February 18, RFC Media will broadcast “The Scott Kelly Out Of This World Tour: Rocking the One-Year Mission,” hosted by the International Space Station commander from 240 miles above Earth. The two-hour broadcast will be featured exclusively on NASA’s Third Rock Radio – America’s Space Station – beginning at 4 p.m. Central. Listeners […]

Space Traveler Magazine © 2014 Frontier Theme