Astronaut stories, books, poems, and more

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This is the fictional story of astronaut Anne Harris, the first female American astronaut. She is to serve as an inspiration and poster child for the Space Race, encouraging young people, investors, scientists, and politicians to support American space exploration. Unfortunately, Soviet agents have determined that an "accident" in… Read More
After group of four astronauts crash on Europa, they must survive in the harsh environment. Not only do they have to survive the storms, but they must survive themselves. Read More
An astronaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft. Jim was an astronaut. The first time he walked on the Moon he became a "Man on The Moon." He has come a long way. Nobody… Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

February 02, 2018

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An accident in space. Can he be saved? Read More

Book / Romance

February 02, 2018

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UPDATE Open this link for full prologue. My work is now a full novel series being published by Penguin in North America and Harper Collins worldwide https://www.quora.com/What-do-you-think-of-the-potential-of-this-science-fiction-prologue-as-a-full-fledged-book-and-could-there-possibly-be-a-film-adaptation-Its-about-Space-NASA-and-Astronaut-and-Diversity-and-Post-apocalyptic-see Its very much like the TV show the 100 but also has elements of the flash … Read More
Just something that come out of my mind, just trying Read More

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Six astronaut candidates are sent to the Australian tropics to prove their worth, but when things turn ugly, they'll need their skills to get out alive. [first two chapters] Read More

Poem / Other

August 11, 2017

Reads: 63

Comments: 2

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About an astronaut that is alone in space, looking down on earth... Read More
An alternate version of the Superman 2 moon scene with an all-female cast. Read More
On a solo expedition to the Moon, Commander Jeremy Goodwin experiences technical difficulties, and has a close encounter. Read More

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Comments: 4

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A short story of a man who becomes stranded in space after watching Earth become a world of fire. Read More
World War III broke out in the year 2016 and all young men 18 to 26 have been drafted. Follow a young man as he shares his experiences after being pulled out of high school to fight the war against the Middle East, Russia, and North Korea in space. Read More

Tags: war, world, astronaut, iii

Someone attacks and destroys Earth's satellites. Who and Why? Read More

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An astronaut becomes insane as he falls into a black hole Read More

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Thomas Doyle ponders the ideas of Life and Death, Heaven and Hell once he almost dies in the vacuum of space. Stars are how he relates to others, and his representation of the Heavens. . . Read More
A short story (slightly) based on "Space Oddity" by David Bowie...essentially I took the concept of an astronaut being alone in his spaceship and just made a story I guess. Sorta melancholic or whatever. Also, the spacing might be a bit too spaced out but uhh...don't have enough urge to… Read More

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A very personal and poem of my mind's insight of why. Read More
An astronaut, lost in space for 40 years, finally returns to Earth. Read More
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel far beyond our atmosphere? To experience a world where no words could be uttered? No boundaries to be made? Read More

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Short poem. 20 lines. Read More

Tags: space, astronaut

In the near future, a group of space explorers are on their way to explore the cosmos, taking advantage of their new faster-than-light drive. Still, there are problems to be faced while being in outer space. Follow their story as they tackle a minor, but potentially serious problem as they… Read More

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An astronaut finds himself treading through another one of NASA's expeditions inside the Mare Orientale, a huge basin on the moon, and an unexpected event occurs that forever changes his life. Read More

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Former astronaut Donn Eisele had to decide if I was fit to remain a Peace Corps volunteer. Read More

Book / Science Fiction

November 07, 2010

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In December of 1972, American astronaut Eugene Cernan climbed back aboard his lunar lander, leaving the last known footprint on the surface of the moon. A few hours later, he and another crew member flipped the switch that sent them careening onward and upward to rejoin the command module orbiting… Read More
An Incident In Which The Race Against Time Paid Off..a model essay that i did for my school. Read More
This is, as best as I could retell it, what I witnessed as I attended the STS-130 Endeavor launch on Monday, February 8th, 2010, at the Family & Invited Guests-Only viewing station outside the Saturn 5 building, also called Banana Creek. Read More

Reads: 270

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When a girls astronaut father dies, she unexpectidly takes an award for him. Read More

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Comments: 3

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Love story between a man and a woman who don't really understand each other. A slightly experimental work. Read More
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