I grew up in the 1960s, during the beginning of the space race. The first astronauts were my heroes, and it was the Apollo 11 moon landing that kicked off my dream of becoming an astronaut myself.
The dramatic Soyuz rocket launch abort and an earlier Progress failure highlight poor policy decisions on access to space, astronaut Leroy Chiao says.
Former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao may have commanded a real-life space station, but "Star Trek" gave him an early push.
During my first spaceflight aboard Space Shuttle Columbia, I watched, incredulous, as Hurricane Emilia churned as a Category 5 storm.
During my mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), I shot what I was told was the first astronaut video of a partial eclipse.
Recently, NASA announced its newest class of astronauts, Group 22 — and it brought me back to my own selection as part of Group 13 back in 1990.
When you've spent months in space, what's it like to come home? Unique perspective from retired ISS commander Leroy Chiao.
The emotions of "Interstellar" ring true to those who've been in space, says AstroCritic and former ISS commander Leroy Chiao.
If Russians can send the Olympic torch into space, why can't Americans find ways to inspire interest in space?