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Fred Haise, James Lovell and John Swigert Apollo 13

‘Apollo 13': The Real-Life Astronauts Portrayed in the Movie

Get to know the space explorers played by Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton and Kevin Bacon in the Oscar-winning film.
By Brad Witter
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Neil Armstrong - Mini Biography

The Challenger Crew

The Crew Members Who Died in the Challenger Disaster

By Jordan Zakarin
Christa McAuliffe

How Teacher Christa McAuliffe Was Selected for the Disastrous Challenger Mission

By Rachel Chang
lisa nowak

Why Lisa Nowak Drove to Attack Her Ex's Girlfriend

By Sara Kettler
sally ride

Sally Ride - Mini Biography

Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard

Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin

BAIKONUR, KAZAKHSTAN - DECEMBER 14:  In this handout image provided by NASA, (L-R) Expedition 34/35 Flight Engineer Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency, Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko and Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn of NASA pose in front of the Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft at the completion of the final dress rehearsal for their launch, at the Integration Facility at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on December 14, 2012 on Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Launch of the Soyuz rocket is scheduled for December 19 and will send the astronauts on a five-month mission aboard the International Space Station.  (Photo by Victor Zelentsov/NASA via Getty Images)

Chris Hadfield

Ellen Ochoa

Ellen Ochoa

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