Alumnus Astronaut Gives UConn Commencement Speech From Space

As if the dual NCAA Basketball titles were't already cool enough, University of Connecticut alumnus and U.S. Astronaut Mastracchio delivered the commencement speech to this year's School of Engineering graduates on Saturday, while orbiting the Earth on the International Space Station. » 5/12/14 1:33pm 5/12/14 1:33pm

Diapered, Pepper-Spray Wielding Long-Distance Astronaut Charged With…

Look, we've had beefs with romantic rivals. It once nearly came close to fisticuffs. Or it would have had he turned up at that Jets to Brazil show instead of hightailing it to Olympia, dammit. Ah, drama amongst fin de siecle indierockers. But at some point, you fold your tent and retire from the field and turn it into… » 2/06/07 2:15pm 2/06/07 2:15pm

Jalopnik Late Night: Astronauts Gone Wild!!!

We admit; this is only peripherally related to cars. However, that doesn't change the fact that US Navy Capt. Lisa Nowak drove 900 miles wearing diapers to confront, allegedly intimidate and possibly kidnap another woman in an airport parking lot. Nowak felt Colleen Shipman was romantically involved with Space Shuttle… » 2/05/07 10:29pm 2/05/07 10:29pm