Astronauts: July 2008 Archives

Moon astronaut says we're not alone (video), Reuters

"Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, says aliens been visiting the earth for the past sixty years. A veteran of the Apollo 14 mission, Mitchell also says world governments are aware of the alien visits, but have covered them up."

Editor's note: This story has been on Drudge Report for several days. The link to this story and video has been at the top of the page all day.

"Astronaut Garrett Reisman tells Stephen he wrote the secret codes to the self-destruct mechanism on his WristStrong bracelet."

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Married To An Astronaut

The Shuttle: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Politico

"This week: En route to Washington Reagan National Airport, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) talks about being married to astronaut Mark Kelly, her prospects of becoming the first female president and an image from Afghanistan that she cant get out of her head."

'Brain breathalysers' may scan astronauts for stress, New Scientist

"With jam-packed schedules and a video feed to Earth, astronauts enjoy precious little privacy as it is. Soon, doctors might peek into an astronaut's last bastion of solitude, thanks to a portable brain scanner that could one day go into orbit. Mission control could use the device to remotely monitor astronauts for signs of brain injury, depression and even mental fatigue that could compromise their ability to make a critical repair of equipment."


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