The International Space Station is set to receive a few more crewmembers on Saturday followed by a new docking port next Tuesday.
The only visual record of the historic Apollo 11 landing is from a 16mm time-lapse (6 frames per second) movie camera mounted in Buzz Aldrin's window (right side of Lunar Module Eagle or LM).
Astrophysicists know that iron (chemical symbol: Fe) is one of the most abundant elements in the universe, after lightweight elements such as hydrogen, carbon and oxygen.
Two rockets will be rolling out to their launch pads this week in Kazakhstan and Florida to blastoff to the International Space Station.
Leafy greens are pictured growing inside the Columbus laboratory module's VEGGIE botany research facility.
Flying 268 miles above New Zealand, the International Space Station's docked Progress 72 resupply ship is silhouetted over a wispy aurora australis, or "southern lights," the Earth's atmospheric glow and a starry orbital nighttime sky.