Posts Tagged ‘Astronaut’

From Space to Washington –
Captain Mark Kelly Takes on a New Endeavour

Mark Kelly is the new Senator-elect for Arizona, filling the late Senator John McCain’s seat. Mark Kelly – just elected to the U.S. Senate – had already lived quite a life. He’d served as a fighter pilot, flying over three dozen combat missions during Operation Desert Storm. Then he applied to become an astronaut withRead more..

Scott Kelly Breaks Space Record

Scott Kelly, 51, an American astronaut and commander of the International Space Station’s Expedition 45 crew, has set the record for the longest time spent in space by an American citizen after reaching 382 cumulative days and counting. The Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka holds the current world record for days in space, clocking 878 daysRead more..