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The 9 astronaut that have flight assignments for the commercial crew program.

On August 3, 2018, NASA announced the first Commercial Crew Program flight assignments. Learn about these crews and the upcoming launches from America’s multi-user spaceport, Kennedy Space Center.


The Titan II rocket for the Gemini program

Astronaut Tom Jones remembers the first rocket he ever saw, the Titan II. Read how this Gemini-era rocket inspired him to seek a career as an astronaut, and how you can see one of these rockets up close at the visitor complex.


Remembering Columbia

This year, we honor the 15th anniversary of the loss of Columbia and her crew. Remember all who lost their lives in the pursuit of discovery during NASA's Day of Remembrance. 


U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Only 95 of American astronauts have been inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame - how do you qualify for this honor?


Mercury Seven Astronauts

The seven Mercury astronauts were pioneers, their courage and dedication built a foundation for many successes in later space programs.