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Astronaut Anne McClain brought her 4-year-old son to a NASA photo shoot before flying to space, and the pictures will melt your heart

Before flying to the space station, astronaut Anne C. McClain brought her young son to a NASA portrait shoot. The resulting photos are adorable.
NASA astronauts have donned a lot of different spacesuits over the decades.

Here’s every spacesuit NASA astronauts have worn since the 1960s — and new models that may soon arrive

Astronaut spacesuits debuted in the 1960s but continue to evolve as NASA and companies like Boeing and SpaceX push to explore the moon and Mars.

NASA had to cancel the first all-female spacewalk in history because it didn’t have spacesuits in the right size

NASA said in a statement that astronaut Anne McClain had been replaced for Friday's mission with Christina Koch by male astronaut Nick Hague.
NASA astronauts Anne McClain (left) and Christina Hammock Koch (right) are slated to perform the first all-female spacewalk outside the International Space Station.

The first all-female spacewalk in history is about to take place, and NASA says it’s a coincidence

On March 29, NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will step outside the International Space Station in the first spacewalk led by women.
SpaceX launched a plush Earth doll aboard its Crew Dragon spaceship. Space station astronauts took the toy and now treat "Little Earthy,” they call it, as an unofficial crew member.

Astronauts on the space station liked SpaceX’s ‘Earthy’ toy so much that they kidnapped it. Their photos show how it’s become ...

SpaceX launched a plush toy Earth inside its new Dragon 2 spaceship. Now space-station crew members are treating the doll like one of their own.
Astronaut Anne McClain plays with a plush Earth toy inside SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule. The vehicle docked to the International Space Station on March 3, 2019, marking the first arrival of a human-rated commercial spaceship at the football-field-size laboratory.

SpaceX launched a plush toy Earth on its new Crew Dragon spaceship. Now supplies of ‘buddy’ are dwindling across the planet.

Celestial Buddies, which makes a fuzzy Earth doll, said it was shocked to see its inventory sell out after SpaceX rocketed one of the toys into orbit.