Former NASA Astronaut Gregory Box Johnson is Space Nation’s new Chief Space Officer
The attendees at the Space Nation Iceland Astronaut Adventure were in for quite a surprise when former NASA astronaut Gregory Box Johnson joined the adventure on the last day. The Iceland Astronaut Adventure was a five-day astronaut training experience organized by Space Nation to live some of the Space Nation Navigator app challenges in real […]
Where In The World Do Astronauts Train?
In the 1960’s, American astronauts went all over the world to find space-like settings on Earth where they could study geology in a way that might translate to harvesting a wealth of knowledge on the moon. From a document entitled “Field Training Schedule for the First Three Groups of Astronauts,” here are the places they […]
Iceland – The Original Astronaut Training Ground
The summer of 1967. Peace, love, The Beatles, the first space era. Iceland. The tiny, farflung island nation, populated by Viking descendants, known today for jaw-dropping natural beauty seen in millions photos on Instagram. So what’s the connection? Well, Iceland can make an indelible claim to be one of the original astronaut training grounds. Apollo […]