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# cosmonaut - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Column: Chris Hadfield is inspiring a new generation of astronauts

With photos shared on social media and down-to-earth video interviews, Commander Chris Hadfield is surely inspiring many young people to become astronauts and to work in other areas of the space industry, writes Colm Quinn.

# cosmonaut - Monday 30 July, 2012

Astronaut Sally Ride sparks posthumous debate on coming out

The first American woman in space kept her coming out until her self-penned obituary. Some wish she’d done it earlier.

# cosmonaut - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

First US woman astronaut in space dies aged 61 Space This post contains videos

First US woman astronaut in space dies aged 61

Sally Ride was the only person to serve on the investigations into both the Challenger and Columbia disasters.

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