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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 25 March 2019 - Expedition 59 Spacewalk 2 and 3 Update Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 25 March 2019 - Expedition 59 Spacewalk 2 and 3 Update.

With the first in a series of three spacewalks successfully completed at the International Space Station, NASA has updated astronaut assignments for the remaining two spacewalks and will preview the third in an upcoming news conference on NASA Television and the agency's website.


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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 March 2019 - Spacewalk Mission Accomplished Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 March 2019 - Spacewalk Mission Accomplished.

Expedition 59 Flight Engineers Nick Hague and Anne McClain of NASA concluded their spacewalk at 2:40 p.m. EDT. During the six-hour, 39-minute spacewalk, the two NASA astronauts successfully replaced nickel-hydrogen batteries with newer, more powerful lithium-ion batteries for the power channel on one pair of the station's solar arrays.

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for March 22, 2019

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for March 22, 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 21 March 2019 - Final Suit Checks Ahead of Spacewalk

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 March 2019 - Final Suit Checks Ahead of Spacewalk Video in Story

Two Expedition 59 astronauts are checking their spacesuits today and reviewing procedures one final time before tomorrow's spacewalk. The other four residents aboard the International Space Station assisted the spacewalkers, maintained the orbital lab and conducted space science.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for March 15, 2019

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for March 15, 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 14 March 2019 - Crew Expands to Six

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 March 2019 - Crew Expands to Six Video in Story

NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch, and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos joined NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Expedition 59 commander Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency aboard the International Space Station when the hatches between the Soyuz spacecraft and the orbiting laboratory officially opened at 11:07 p.m. EDT.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 March 2019 - Crew Set to Expand to Six

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 March 2019 - Crew Set to Expand to Six Video in Story

The last full day of Expedition 58--before the launch, docking and consolidation of crews to become Expedition 59--was mostly spent on housekeeping items for the continued, successful operation of the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 March 2019 - Botany Work With the VEG-03 Experiment

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 March 2019 - Botany Work With the VEG-03 Experiment

As the Soyuz MS-12 that will carry the Expedition 59 crew to the International Space Station Thursday was erected on the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 58 resumed research and routine maintenance after their off-duty day Monday.


This Week at NASA: First Uncrewed Commercial Crew Flight Test and More

This Week at NASA: First Uncrewed Commercial Crew Flight Test and More Video in Story

The first uncrewed Commercial Crew Flight Test is complete, Vice President Pence calls the space station, and the station's next crew prepares for launch ... a few of the stories to tell you about - This Week at NASA.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 March 2019 - SpaceX's Crew Dragon Return

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 March 2019 - SpaceX's Crew Dragon Return Video in Story

SpaceX's Crew Dragon returned to Earth with a splash in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida's eastern shore at 8:45 a.m. EST, completing an end-to-end flight test to demonstrate most of the capabilities of its crew transportation system to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.


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

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for March 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 March 2019 - Researching Higher-Quality Semiconductor Crystals

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 March 2019 - Researching Higher-Quality Semiconductor Crystals Video in Story

The SpaceX Crew Dragon's hatch is closed and the stage is set for the Commercial Crew Program's first undocking and return to Earth Friday.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 March 2019 - A Vice Presidential Call

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 March 2019 - A Vice Presidential Call Video in Story

Vice President Mike Pence and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine called up to the Expedition 58 crew today.


Space Station Crew Opens Hatch to Crew Dragon After Docking

Space Station Crew Opens Hatch to Crew Dragon After Docking Video in Story

Aboard the space station, NASA astronaut Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency, and Russian cosmonaut and Expedition 58 commander Oleg Kononenko opened the hatch between the Crew Dragon and the orbital laboratory at 8:07 a.m. EST.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for February 28, 2019

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for February 28, 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 28 February 2019 - Virtual Reality Filming

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 February 2019 - Virtual Reality Filming Video in Story

The Expedition 58 crew continued filming in virtual reality onboard the International Space Station today.


NASA Set to Demonstrate X-ray Communications in Space

NASA Set to Demonstrate X-ray Communications in Space

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



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