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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 October 2014 Video in Story

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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 October 2014.

Today: Muscle Atrophy Resistive Exercise System (MARES): Gerst configured cabling, set up and activated the European Physiology Module (EPM) laptop in support of future MARES activities scheduled for later this year.


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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 22 October 2014 Video in Story

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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 22 October 2014

Today: Russian Segment Extravehicular Activity (RS EVA) 40: Suraev and Samokutyaev successfully conducted RS EVA 40 today in 3 hours 38 minutes. Suraev and Samokutyaev accomplished the following objectives:

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 21 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 21 October 2014

Today: Ocular Health: Gerst conducted his return minus 30 day Ocular Health vision test and completed a questionnaire. With Wilmore as the Crew Medical Officer (CMO) operator, the tonometer was used to collect eye pressure measurements on Gerst as well as blood pressure measurements utilizing a blood pressure cuff.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 October 2014

Today: United States On-orbit Segment (USOS) Crew Day Off / SpaceX Unberth Delay: Today was a USOS Crew day off, resulting from a delay to unberth SpaceX-4 Dragon.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 17 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 17 October 2014 Video in Story

Today: Commercial Protein Crystal Growth High Density Modified (CPCG-HM): Gerst reviewed CPCG-HM experiment overview reference file and procedures.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 17 October 2014

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 17 October 2014 Video in Story

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


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 16 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 16 October 2014 Video in Story

Today: NanoRacks Module 9: Wilmore performed session 4 of 5 Nanoracks Module 9. He retrieved the module and activated/deactivated/shook the designated mixture tubes to facilitate NanoRacks Module-9 experiments.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 October 2014 Video in Story

Today: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) 28: Wiseman and Wilmore completed EVA 28 today. Hatch opening was on time at 7:15am CDT and the EVA was completed with a planned Phased Elapsed Time (PET) of 6 hours and 35 minutes. All primary objectives were successfully completed as follows:


Painting The Space Station With a Laser

Painting The Space Station With a Laser Video in Story

This extraordinary video clip was recorded at ESA's Optical Ground Station (OGS) at about 19:05 UTC on 8 October 2014 as the station illuminated the ISS with a 3.6-Watt 532-nm green laser, used for testing next-gen optical communication technologies.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 October 2014 Video in Story

Today: Zebrafish Muscle: On Saturday Gerst performed a water exchange of Aquatic Habitat aquarium water and a water quality measurement.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 10 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 10 October 2014 Video in Story

Today: Zebrafish Muscle: Gerst performed the water quality measurement of aquarium water. This experiment asks if the atrophy of muscles under the condition of microgravity also occurs in zebrafish and why their atrophy occurs in the microgravity.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 10 October 2014

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 10 October 2014 Video in Story

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


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 9 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 9 October 2014 Video in Story

Today: Cardio Ox (Human Research): Wiseman, acting as the Crew Medical Officer operator, took flight day 15 Blood pressure and ultrasound measurements of Wilmore.


International Space Station Monthly Research Report for September 2014

International Space Station Monthly Research Report for September 2014 Video in Story

Highlights of recent research conducted on the International Space Station.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 8 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 8 October 2014 Video in Story

Today: Nanoracks Module-9: Gerst continued with Module-9 operations which began in Increment 40. This is the 3rd of 5 module-9 sessions. Today's activities included deactivating and shaking designated mixture tubes.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 7 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 7 October 2014 Video in Story

Today: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) 27: Wiseman and Gerst conducted EVA 27 today with Wilmore providing support using the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS). Phased Elaped Time (PET) for today's EVA was 6 hours and 12 minutes.


Wiseman and Gerst Complete First Spacewalk of Expedition 41

Wiseman and Gerst Complete First Spacewalk of Expedition 41

Astronauts Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency completed the first of three Expedition 41 spacewalks at 2:43 p.m. EDT Tuesday.



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