WCCO Goes 1-On-1 With Mark Vande Hei, ISS Astronaut With Minnesota TiesMark Vande Hei told WCCO he has fond memories of Minnesota and that it prepared him for his life as an astronaut.
St. Paul ‘Go Boldly Expo’ Aims To Inspire Tomorrow’s Big ThinkersSome of the most famous astronauts in the world came right here to St. Paul Saturday. Buzz Aldrin is the second man ever to walk on the moon after Neil Armstrong. On Saturday, he got up close and personal with fans at the Go Boldly Expo in St. Paul.
Minn. Native Among 8 New AstronautsA Minnesota native is among NASA's new class of eight astronauts. Thirty-nine-year-old Josh Cassada is originally from White Bear Lake. Cassada is a former naval aviator who currently serves as co-founder and chief technology officer for Quantum Opus. Four of the eight new astronauts are women, the highest percentage of female astronaut candidates ever selected by NASA.
Mpls. South High Student Invited To Soyuz Launch Abby Harrison knew there was always something she loved about space.
Scouts Explore Space, Talk To Astronauts At Fort SnellingIt's not every day you get a chance to meet an astronaut -- or talk to them in space.
Minn. Scouts To Speak To Space Station AstronautsMinnesota Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other students are getting the chance to speak live to astronauts aboard the International Space Station.