The Perils of Landing
Survival training with forel hydrosuit - Credit: Gagarin Research & Test Cosmonaut Training Center

The Perils of Landing

07/08/2019Written by Hannah Baker

Why astronauts are given survival training

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In 2016, the Perseid meteor shower peaks during the early hours of 12…

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Highlights from a space-filled weekend at Camp Bestival.

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More than 45 years ago Apollo 15 astronauts took a drive on the…

Q&A: Space Crew to Space Industry

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We catch up with two Space Crew alumni who share their careers and…

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It’s been a year since New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto.…

Juno’s Close Encounter with Jupiter

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NASA’s Juno spacecraft arrives at Jupiter, braving lethal radiation around the giant to…

New Apollo Curiosities for Our Galleries

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Our curator tells the story behind some new Apollo-era artefacts for our galleries.

Tim Peake Comes Home!

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Tim is in for a bumpy ride. We explore his landing, his post-flight…

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