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NASA Set to Demonstrate X-ray Communications in Space

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Currently, NASA relies on radio waves to send information between spacecraft and Earth.


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NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for February 15, 2019 Video in Story

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NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for February 15, 2019.

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

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 February 2019 - New Space Clothing for Astronaut Health

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 February 2019 - New Space Clothing for Astronaut Health

The three residents onboard the International Space Station today worked with a diverse array of science hardware.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 February 2019 - Human Physiology Research

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 February 2019 - Human Physiology Research

Wednesday saw the Expedition 58 crew explore the inner workings of the human body in space and maintain cooling systems aboard the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 February 2019 - Daily Exercise and Research

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 February 2019 - Daily Exercise and Research

The Expedition 58 crew explored space exercise and checked out biology hardware today aboard the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 February 2019 - Astrobee Conference Participation

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 February 2019 - Astrobee Conference Participation Video in Story

Spacesuit work, robotic assistants as well as exercise and biology studies took up the majority of the Expedition 58 crew's schedule on Monday.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 February 2019 - Northrop Grumman Cygnus Released

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 February 2019 - Northrop Grumman Cygnus Released Video in Story

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft was released from the Canadarm2 at 11:16 a.m. EST and has departed the International Space Station.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for February 8, 2019

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for February 8, 2019 Video in Story

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


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 February 2019 - Preparing Cygnus for Small Satellites Deployment

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 February 2019 - Preparing Cygnus for Small Satellites Deployment Video in Story

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus space freighter is just a day away from completing its tenth mission to the International Space Station. The Expedition 58 crew is training today for Cygnus' robotic release on Friday and preparing it for one more mission afterward.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 February 2019 - Researching Fluid Physics

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 February 2019 - Researching Fluid Physics

The astronauts onboard the International Space Station continued exploring today how living in space affects their minds and bodies. The Expedition 58 crew also researched fluid physics and prepared a resupply ship for its departure.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 February 2019 - Psychological Experiments

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 February 2019 - Psychological Experiments Video in Story

The Expedition 58 crew participated in a suite of psychological, biomedical and physics experiments today. The orbital residents are also getting ready to send off a U.S. cargo craft on Friday.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 January 2019 - Wearable Body Monitor

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 January 2019 - Wearable Body Monitor

The Expedition 58 astronauts explored time perception and tested a wearable body monitor aboard the International Space Station today.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for December 21, 2018

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for December 21, 2018 Video in Story

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


The Coolest Experiment in the Universe

The Coolest Experiment in the Universe

What's the coldest place you can think of? Temperatures on a winter day in Antarctica dip as low as −120ºF (−85ºC). On the dark side of the Moon, they hit −280ºF (−173ºC). But inside NASA's Cold Atom Laboratory on the International Space Station, scientists are creating something even colder.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 December 2018 - Crew Leaves the ISS

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 December 2018 - Crew Leaves the ISS Video in Story

NASA Flight Engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor, Expedition 57 Commander Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency) and Soyuz commander Sergey Prokopyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos undocked from the International Space Station at 8:40 p.m. EST to begin their trip home.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 18 December 2018 - Change of Command

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 18 December 2018 - Change of Command Video in Story

The Expedition 57 commander handed over control of the International Space Station today in a traditional ceremony. He and two of his crewmates will then head back to Earth Wednesday just in time for the holidays.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 December 2018 - Robotic Refueling Mission 3 Installed

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 December 2018 - Robotic Refueling Mission 3 Installed Video in Story

Today - Airway Monitoring: Today the crew performed the setup activities for the upcoming Airway Monitoring US Lab (ambient) session.



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