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NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 22 May 2015 Video in Story

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NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 22 May 2015.

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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 May 2015 Video in Story

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The Expedition 43 crew completed preparations on Wednesday to send SpaceX's Dragon cargo vehicle back to Earth.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 19 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 19 May 2015 Video in Story

The USOS crewmembers worked a reduced day today as they prepare to sleep shift in preparation for SpaceX-6 departure on Thursday.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 May 2015 Video in Story

A reboost of the International Space Station using the Russian Progress 58 cargo craft was completed successfully on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. CDT.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 May 2015 Video in Story

The six-member Expedition 43 crew ends its work week with a wide variety of science exploring life in space benefiting both crews in space and humans on Earth. Meanwhile, one space freighter is preparing to fire its thrusters to lift the station's orbit as another is being packed and readied for splashdown.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 May 2015 Video in Story

Expedition 43 is packing the SpaceX Dragon space freighter readying the vehicle for its return home and splashdown May 21. The docked ISS Progress 58 resupply ship will fire its thrusters Friday night placing the International Space Station at the correct orbit for next month's Soyuz undocking.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 15 May 2015

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 15 May 2015 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 13 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 13 May 2015

Today: Combustion Integration Rack (CIR) Multi-user Droplet Combustion Apparatus (MDCA) Replace: In preparation for the start of FLame Extinguishment Experiment (FLEX)-2J, Virts removed the MDCA Chamber Insert Assembly (CIA) from the CIR Combustion Chamber and replaced the MDCA Needles, fuel reservoirs, MDCA Igniter Tips and the MDCA Fiber Arm.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 12 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 12 May 2015 Video in Story

The return to Earth for NASA's Terry Virts, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov now is scheduled for early June.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 11 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 11 May 2015 Video in Story

The crew of Expedition 43 spent much of the day on Monday working on experiments that will be coming home on SpaceX's Dragon vehicle later this month.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 8 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 8 May 2015 Video in Story

The crew was scheduled for a half-duty day today to catch their breath following a week of heavy maintenance and in advance of activities to come.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 8 May 2015

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 8 May 2015 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 7 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 7 May 2015 Video in Story

Maintenance and experiment work continued on Thursday for the Expedition 43 crew. NASA astronauts Terry Virt and Scott Kelly finished the work they've been doing on one of the station's Carbon Dioxide Removal Assemblies (CDRA.) The CDRA system works to remove carbon dioxide from the cabin air, allowing for an environmentally safe crew cabin.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 6 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 6 May 2015 Video in Story

Maintenance and experiment work continued on Wednesday for the Expedition 43 crew. NASA astronauts Terry Virt spent the second consecutive day replacing components inside one of the station's Carbon Dioxide Removal Assemblies (CDRA.) The CDRA system works to remove carbon dioxide from the cabin air, allowing for an environmentally safe crew cabin.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 5 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 5 May 2015 Video in Story

NASA astronauts Terry Virts and Scott Kelly spent the day replacing components inside one of the station's Carbon Dioxide Removal Assemblies (CDRA.) The CDRA system works to remove carbon dioxide from the cabin air, allowing for an environmentally safe crew cabin.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 4 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 4 May 2015 Video in Story

Monday began a new week of science and maintenance work for the Expedition 43 crew.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 1 May 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 1 May 2015 Video in Story

Today: USOS Crew Half Duty Day: Today was a half duty day for the USOS crew. This was payback for the weekend Dragon arrived and the crew performed vehicle arrival activities including critical cargo transfer.



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