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Alan Bean - The hammer and the feather, 1987.

Have you ever seen a feather and a hammer dropped from the same height at the same time and land together? It is rather hard to accomplish this feat on Ear

Fred Haise

Astronaut Fred W., lunar module pilot of the Apollo 13 lunar landing mission with Saturn V rocket behind. Image Date: April 1970

Astronauts wearing lightweight pressure suits

Gemini IX Crew Found 'Angry Alligator' in Earth Orbit

Astronaut Walter M. "Wally" Schirra, one of the original seven astronauts for Mercury Project selected by NASA on April 27, 1959. The MA-8 (Mercury-Atlas) mission with Sigma 7 spacecraft was the third marned orbital flight by the United States, and made the six orbits in 9-1/4 hours.

Walter M. Schirra, one of the original seven astronauts for Mercury Project selected by NASA on April Schirra's Mercury-Atlas 8 mission, during which he piloted his Sigma 7 spacecraft, was the third manned orbital flight by the United States.

Alan Bean: Apollo, an Explorer Artist's Vision, Moonscape in Orange and Green

Alan Bean: Apollo, an Explorer Artist's Vision, Moonscape in Orange and Green

We got to the moon with a computer less powerful than your cell phone. Humanity is truly incredible.

Space solar system meme - Funny and True! We got to the moon with a computer less powerful than your cell phone!

Here's what The Martian got right about space science...and here's what it got wrong.

The science of 'The Martian': What's true to life (and what isn't)

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Fascinating Photos, Fascinating World

Fascinating Photos, Fascinating World

G5-C spacesuit worn by astronaut James Lovell during Gemini VII mission launched on December 4, 1965. The suit was designed to be more comfortable during the 14-day mission and give astronauts greater mobility than on previous Gemini missions. AKA the "Grasshopper" suit.  / Image credit: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

spacesuit worn by astronaut James Lovell during Gemini VII mission launched…

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