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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 April, 2021 - 10 Crew Members at Work Video in Story

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NASA astronaut Kate Rubins doing botany research.

The three newest International Space Station crew members are getting used to life in space after a near three-and-a-half hour ride to the orbital lab late last week. There will be 10 people in space until Friday night when another three-person crew returns to Earth.


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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 April, 2021 - Crew Launches and Docks With Station Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 April, 2021 - Crew Launches and Docks With Station.

The hatches between the International Space Station and the newly arrived Soyuz spacecraft officially opened at 9:20 a.m. EDT as they flew 270 miles above the South Pacific.

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 9 April, 2021

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 9 April, 2021 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 8 April, 2021 - It's About to Get Crowded

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 April, 2021 - It's About to Get Crowded Video in Story

It is the day before three new Expedition 65 crew members launch and dock to the International Space Station from Kazakhstan.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 April, 2021 - More Biomedical Studies

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 April, 2021 - More Biomedical Studies Video in Story

The Expedition 64 crew is getting ready to welcome three new crew members who are due to launch on Friday to the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 April, 2021 - Next Crew Launching Friday

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 April, 2021 - Next Crew Launching Friday Video in Story

The first of two crews launching to the International Space Station in April will blast off from Kazakhstan on Friday.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 April, 2021 - Moving the SpaceX Crew Dragon

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 April, 2021 - Moving the SpaceX Crew Dragon Video in Story

Crew Dragon Resilience with NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, along with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, have re-docked to the International Space Station, another first for a commercial crew spacecraft.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 2 April, 2021

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 2 April, 2021 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 2 April, 2021 - ISS Reboost

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 April, 2021 - ISS Reboost Video in Story

Today - ISS Reboost: Today the ISS performed a reboost using the SM Aft 75P R&D thrusters at 7:14 AM CT.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 April, 2021 - Nervous System and Robotics Research

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 April, 2021 - Nervous System and Robotics Research Video in Story

Nervous system and robotics research were the dominant research theme aboard the International Space Station on Thursday.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 31 March, 2021 - Preparing to Move the Dragon

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 31 March, 2021 - Preparing to Move the Dragon

Four Expedition 64 astronauts are getting ready to move their SpaceX Crew Dragon vehicle to another docking port on the International Space Station next week.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 30 March, 2021 - Busy Science Schedule Today

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 30 March, 2021 - Busy Science Schedule Today Video in Story

Human research, botany and a technology demonstration were on the science schedule aboard the International Space Station today.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 29 March, 2021 - Riding in a Dragon

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 29 March, 2021 - Riding in a Dragon

Four Expedition 64 astronauts will take a quick ride inside their SpaceX Crew Dragon vehicle to a new docking port next week as the International Space Station ramps up for a series of crew swaps.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 March, 2021 -  Intense Week of Biology Investigations

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 March, 2021 - Intense Week of Biology Investigations Video in Story

The seven residents aboard the International Space Station are wrapping up an intense week of biology investigations in low-Earth orbit.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 26 March, 2021

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 26 March, 2021 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 25 March, 2021 - Vein and Eye Checks

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 25 March, 2021 - Vein and Eye Checks Video in Story

The Expedition 64 crew continued researching how microgravity affects biology aboard the International Space Station today.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 24 March, 2021 - HemoCue Study

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 24 March, 2021 - HemoCue Study Video in Story

Human research is key aboard the International Space Station as NASA and its international partners learn to keep crews healthy during long-term exploration missions.



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