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NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - November 17, 2017.

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


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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 November 2017 - Toilet Maintenance

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 November 2017 - Toilet Maintenance.

Expedition 53 checked out a specialized microscope and worked on the International Space Station's toilet today. More supplies and hardware are also being offloaded from the newly-arrived Cygnus cargo craft.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 November 2017 - Unloading Cargo From Cygnus

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 November 2017 - Unloading Cargo From Cygnus

The Expedition 53 astronauts are continuing to unload several thousand pounds of space cargo from the new Cygnus resupply ship that arrived Tuesday morning. Some of the new science cargo contains a bacteria that curiously loses its harmful properties in microgravity and CubeSats that will be deployed in Earth orbit.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 November 2017 - Cygnus Cargo Ship Berthed

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 November 2017 - Cygnus Cargo Ship Berthed Video in Story

The Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship was bolted into place on the International Space Station's Earth-facing port of the Unity module at 7:15 a.m. EST.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 November 2017 - Cygnus on Course for the ISS

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 November 2017 - Cygnus on Course for the ISS Video in Story

The Cygnus resupply ship from Orbital ATK is less than 24 hours away from a rendezvous and capture at the International Space Station. Meanwhile, the Expedition 53 crew members are conducting human research and exploring growing crops in space.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 November 2017 - Human Research Program Collections

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 November 2017 - Human Research Program Collections Video in Story

Today - Human Research Program (HRP) Collections (Biochemical Profile, Repository): A 51S crewmember completed Flight Day (FD) 120 blood and urine sample collections to support the Biochemical Profile and Repository experiments. The samples were placed in the Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI).


NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - November 10, 2017

NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - November 10, 2017 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 9 November 2017 - New Lights Analyzed

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 November 2017 - New Lights Analyzed Video in Story

The Expedition 53 crew is working out on a new exercise device today and testing new lights for their impact on health. Back on Earth, a new resupply rocket stands at its launch pad ready for a Saturday launch to the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 November 2017 - Canadarm2 Training for Cygnus Capture

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 November 2017 - Canadarm2 Training for Cygnus Capture Video in Story

Two astronauts are training for Monday's planned arrival of Orbital ATK's newest Cygnus cargo craft dubbed the S.S. Eugene Cernan. The crew is also analyzing the International Space Station's atmosphere and studying how crew performance adapts to microgravity.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 November 2017 - Testing a Personal Radiation Shielding Garment Today

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 November 2017 - Testing a Personal Radiation Shielding Garment Today

The Expedition 53 crew explored ways to protect astronauts from space radiation as well as dust particles floating inside a spacecraft. The residents of the International Space Station also worked on cosmic ray gear, a U.S. spacesuit and audio equipment.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 November 2017 - Orbital ATK Resupply Mission Set for Saturday

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 November 2017 - Orbital ATK Resupply Mission Set for Saturday Video in Story

Orbital ATK's eighth commercial cargo mission is set to launch to the International Space Station at 7:36 a.m. EST Veteran's Day on Nov. 11. The Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus cargo craft will blast off from Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia, with over 7,000 pounds of food, supplies and research gear.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 November 2017 - Space Grown Veggies

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 November 2017 - Space Grown Veggies Video in Story

Today: VEG-03 Science Harvest: The crew cut one to three leaves from each plant for consumption and then preserved them in foil and inserted them into cold stowage for science data.


NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - November 3, 2017

NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - November 3, 2017 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 November 2017 - The Astros Win the World Series

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 November 2017 - The Astros Win the World Series Video in Story

When you're on top of the world--or orbiting it--there's no better place to be. NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) had a late night yesterday, staying up to watch a special uplink from Mission Control: Game 7 of the World Series.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 November 2017 - Preparing for the Orbital ATK Cargo Mission

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 November 2017 - Preparing for the Orbital ATK Cargo Mission

Routine--and not-so-routine--housekeeping duties continue for Expedition 53 aboard the International Space Station in preparation for an upcoming Orbital ATK 8 (OA-8) commercial launch targeted for Nov. 11.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 31 October 2017 - Story Time from Space

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 31 October 2017 - Story Time from Space

Today - Microbial Tracking-2: The crew collected body and saliva samples in support of the Microbial Tracking-2 investigation today. The Microbial Tracking series-2 continues the monitoring of the types of microbes that are present on the International Space Station (ISS).


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 30 October 2017 - Fresh Lettuce, Cabbage and Mizuna Harvested

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 30 October 2017 - Fresh Lettuce, Cabbage and Mizuna Harvested Video in Story

The Expedition 53 crew capped off last week's investigations with fresh pickings of lettuce, cabbage and mizuna harvested from the Veg-03 investigation.



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