Human Spaceflight

More than 500 men and women have flown in space, some staying months at a time. Discover how we developed the technology for human spaceflight, explore the objects that have made those journeys possible, and hear from astronauts about what it's like to live and work in space.


Explore the stories of human spaceflight through the eyes of our experts.

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Hear from astronauts, engineers, and historians in these lectures and videos.

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