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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 29 October 2014 Video in Story

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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 29 October 2014

Today: 57 Progress (P) Launch Status: 57P successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome today at 2:09am CDT. The spacecraft proceeded with a nominal 4 orbit rendezvous with ISS and docked to the DC-1 docking port at 8:08am CDT. The Progress is delivering more than 2987 lbs of cargo to the ISS.


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Russian Spacecraft Launches to Resupply the Space Station Video in Story

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Russian Spacecraft Launches to Resupply the Space Station

Filled with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies for the Expedition residents on the International Space Station, the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 57 cargo craft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Oct. 29, bound on a fast track journey to the orbital complex.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 28 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 28 October 2014 Video in Story

Orbital (Orb)-3 Cygnus Launch Anomaly: Following yesterday's launch cancellation due to a range violation, today at 5:22pm CDT, the Orbital Antares Rocket launched then experienced a catastrophic failure soon after. Orbital Sciences will be working with NASA teams in order to investigate the cause of the failure. No injuries have been reported.


Video: Professor Stephen Hawking

Video: Professor Stephen Hawking "I Fear For our Future" Video in Story

Professor Hawking explains the need for space exploration.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 24 October 2014

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 24 October 2014 Video in Story

Today: SpaceX-4 Departure Preparations: The Crew performed final cargo loading today. Once loading was complete, they egressed Dragon, closed the hatch, and configured the Node 2 vestibule which included installation of the Common Berthing Mechanism (CBM) Controller Panel Assemblies (CPAs).


NASA Holds Pre-Launch ISS Resupply Status and Science Briefings

NASA Holds Pre-Launch ISS Resupply Status and Science Briefings Video in Story

NASA and Orbital Sciences Corp. held a pre-launch status and science briefings today to discuss the next mission to resupply the International Space Station scheduled for tomorrow Monday, October 27.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 24 October 2014

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 24 October 2014 Video in Story

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


SpaceX Dragon Cargo Resupply Spacecraft Leaves the International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon Cargo Resupply Spacecraft Leaves the International Space Station Video in Story

The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft leaves the International Space Station on the morning of Saturday, October 25.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 October 2014

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

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.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 22 October 2014

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

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.



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