ham the space monkey -monkey history

The Original Space Monkey

Space Chimp - Ham the chimpanzee photographed in his space suit which was fitted into the nose cone of the Mercury Redstone rocket

Brains + beauty #astronaut

Richard Avedon photographs model Jean Shrimpton as a NASA astronaut for Harper's Bazaar - circa

FELIX BAUMGARTNER is the first to break the sound barrier just by ... falling. Last October a balloon lifted him to the stratosphere. He jumped, parachuting a record 22.6 miles and hitting 843.6 mph. At 44, he now plans to pilot rescue helicopters.

FELIX BAUMGARTNER is the first to break the sound barrier just by . Last October a balloon lifted him to the stratosphere. At he now plans to pilot rescue helicopters.

From NASA's Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions

From NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions

You're sure we'll be stopping for bathroom breaks right? Because I drink all that coffee and......

Fashioning Apollo: How the Spacesuit Was Designed

May 1961 file photo, astronaut Alan Shepard Jr. rests in his capsule awaiting his trip into space from Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Fabulously French

I found this picture by Art Kane a while ago and became obsessed. It is one of the few pictures I can look at over and over. Also my preference for photos of women in space helmets was born.

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