Record Number Of Astronaut Wannabes Apply To NASANASA announced Friday it received a record number of applicants — some 18,300 — for its next astronaut class. That's more than double the previous record of 8,000 for the first space shuttle astronaut class in 1978. This time, NASA hit social media hard to promote the openings.
New East LA Charter School Named For First Latina AstronautAt East LA’s newest middle school, the name on the wall belongs to a pioneer and a dreamer who was born in Los Angeles.
NASA Astronaut To Visit Kidspace Children's Museum In PasadenaA NASA astronaut Monday will visit the Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Chosen As Grand Marshal Of Hollywood Christmas ParadeThe second man to walk on the moon will be the Grand Marshal of the 2013 Hollywood Christmas Parade.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin To Make Cameo On CBS' 'The Big Bang Theory'Aldrin, 82, will play himself in an episode airing on Oct. 25.
Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The AgesLooking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
Sally Ride, First American Woman To Go To Space, Dies At 61Sally Ride, the first American woman to go to space, died Monday at the age of 61.
Wanna Boldly Go? Hundreds Volunteer For Proposed One-Way Mission To MarsIf you don't mind facing some stiff competition -- and spending the rest of your life on the Red Planet -- this could be the opportunity of a lifetime.

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