Don Pettit

Oct. 25, 2013

Science Goes to the Movies: 'Gravity'

Astronauts separate fact from fiction in Alfonso Cuarón's 3-D space epic, Gravity.

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Dec. 07, 2012

Ask an Astronaut: Don Pettit and Jeff Hoffman on Spaceflight

Two astronauts answer your questions and discuss the many curiosities of living in space.

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Jun. 29, 2012

Astronauts Prepare for Departure

We’ll check in with crewmembers on board the International Space Station, just days before several are scheduled to return to Earth after months in orbit.

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Apr. 13, 2012

Living It Up In Space

Two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station talk about life and the view from 220 miles above Earth.

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Oct. 14, 2011

Video Pick: Space Eggs

What happens when you spin eggs in space?

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Apr. 10, 2009

Space Gadgets

Sure, astronaut ice cream is yummy -- but how do you sip your morning coffee in zero gravity?

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