Tag: astronaut

  • Astronaut receives honorary doctorate while in space | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Astronaut receives honorary doctorate while in space

    Walking across the stage and receiving a diploma is at once a small step and a giant leap for high school and college graduates. Before that happens, however, there’s usually some pomp and circumstance graduates have to sit through. Friday’s graduation ceremony at Purdue University was no different–but the bestowing of honorary degrees was something…

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  • What does a year in space to your DNA? A conversation with astronaut Scott Kelly. | Miles O'Brien Productions

    What does a year in space do to your DNA? A conversation with astronaut Scott Kelly.

     In this episode of Miles To Go, Miles catches up with astronaut Scott Kelly and learns about what it’s like to spend a year in space. Kelly talks about the physical and emotional toll of his historic mission, the challenges of CO2, radiation exposure, what scientists are continuing to learn upon his return to…

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  • Can humans cope with long-term space travel? Astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year as a guinea pig. | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Can humans cope with long-term space travel? Astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year as a guinea pig.

    For more, go to: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/can-humans-cope-with-long-space-travel-astronaut-scott-kelly-spent-a-year-as-a-guinea-pig

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  • The Late, Great Robert McCall

    Archive post, about artist Robert McCall

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  • Alan Bean – Moonwalker and Artist

    Miles meets astronaut and artist Alan Bean.

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