‘Happy Birthday from space!’ Pinoy students chat with astronaut

‘Happy Birthday from space!’ Pinoy students chat with astronaut

After failing in their first attempt in February, several Filipino students managed to contact an astronaut onboard the International Space Station (ISS) 400 kilometers above the earth.

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Pinoy students fail to reach astronauts at space station

Pinoy students fail to reach astronauts at space station

Getting to talk to astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) was supposed to be a first for Filipino students. But the live contact session on Saturday night didn’t work out as planned. Eight high school students from the University of the Philippines and Holy Angel University anxiously waited as scientists and engineers from the […]

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Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

United Launch Alliance Atlas V - 17 April 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — A supply ship bearing John Glenn’s name arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday. Astronauts used the station’s big robot arm to grab the capsule, as the craft flew 400 kilometers (250 miles) above Germany. NASA’s commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, named the spacecraft the S.S. John Glenn in honor of […]

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