The students gathered at the Museum of Flight in Seattle on Saturday were ready to ask Megan McArthur questions, via video link, about life as an astronaut. She was about as far away as Walla Walla — but in outer space. McArthur is a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space...
NASA astronaut Megan McArthur's warning to space tourists: Spaceflight is uncomfortable and risky. It takes grit.
Astronauts compare spaceflight to a camping trip for a reason. You have to give up showers, flush toilets, and spitting out your toothpaste.
At 6:07 a.m. EDT, NASA astronaut Megan McArthur used the International Space Station’s robotic Canadarm2 to grapple the Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft as ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Thomas Pesquet monitored Cygnus systems during its approach. The spacecraft were flying about 260 miles above the Atlantic Ocean southwest of Lisbon, Portugal, at the time of capture.