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NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 29 April 2016 Video in Story

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NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 29 April 2016.

NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.


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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 April 2016 Video in Story

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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 April 2016.

The crew trained for an experiment that is exploring new technologies to support missions farther out into space. Life science also continued this week as the astronauts researched how the lack of gravity affects their bodies.

Breakfast Taco In Space

Breakfast Taco In Space

Tim Kopra photographed his breakfast floating inside of the Unity module aboard the International Space Station.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 April 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 April 2016 Video in Story

A microsatellite designed in the Philippines was deployed outside Japan's Kibo laboratory module this morning for climate research. Inside the International Space Station, the crew continued more human research to improve the health of astronauts in space and citizens on Earth.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 April 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 April 2016 Video in Story

The six Expedition 47 crew members were back at work Tuesday exploring life science and other fields to advance humanity on and off Earth. The International Space Station residents also checked out new spacecraft communications gear.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 April 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 April 2016 Video in Story

Today: European Modular Cultivation System (EMCS) Rotor Based Life Support System (RBLSS) Module and Water Reservoir Installation.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 22 April 2016

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 22 April 2016 Video in Story

NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 April 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 April 2016 Video in Story

The International Space Station residents were back at work today continuing this week's slate of life science experiments. The ongoing biomedical space research helps scientists understand how living in space long term affects astronauts. Results and observations have the potential to benefit future crews and citizens on Earth.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 April 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 April 2016 Video in Story

The Expedition 47 crew is researching how plants sense gravity today and exploring how fluids shift in an astronaut's body. The orbital residents are also learning how living in space affects the structure of bones and muscles.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 April 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 April 2016 Video in Story

Human research and life science studies took precedence on the orbital laboratory today. The Expedition 47 crew also checked out a spacesuit and transferred cargo from a pair of resupply ships.


15 Years of Europe on the International Space Station

15 Years of Europe on the International Space Station

On 23 April 2001, Italian ESA Umberto Guidoni made history as the first European astronaut to board the International Space Station.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 18 April 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 18 April 2016 Video in Story

The International Space Station crew is getting the orbital laboratory ready this week for a wide variety of advanced space science. The station also received a new module that will be expanded in late May for two years of habitability tests.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 April 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 April 2016 Video in Story

BEAM, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, will be removed from the back of the SpaceX Dragon late tonight before installation on the Tranquility module begins early Saturday. Expansion of the new habitat module won't occur until late May for two years of habitability tests.


BEAM Attached to ISS

BEAM Attached to ISS Video in Story

Following extraction from Dragon, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) was installed to the International Space Station at 5:36 a.m. EDT on Saturday.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 15 April 2016

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 15 April 2016

NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 April 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 April 2016 Video in Story

The International Space Station will get a new module Saturday when the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) is removed from the SpaceX Dragon and installed on the Tranquility module. BEAM will be attached to the station for two years of tests before expandable modules become a permanent feature of future spacecraft.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 April 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 April 2016 Video in Story

The Expedition 47 crew has begun working new science delivered aboard the new Dragon and Cygnus commercial cargo ships. The crew is also getting ready for the extraction and installation of the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module scheduled for Saturday.



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