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Packing A Space Cargo Droid With Supplies

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Loading supplies and experiments into the Cygnus cargo spacecraft

Northrop Grumman personnel load supplies and experiments into the Cygnus cargo spacecraft in the payload processing facility at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.


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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 October 2018 - HTV Cargo Transfer Continues Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 October 2018 - HTV Cargo Transfer Continues.

Today - Cold Atom Lab (CAL): A Crewmember attached the Helium monitor to the front of the CAL hardware to collect readings.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 October 2018

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 October 2018

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos are preparing for their launch to the International Space Station.


Soyuz MS-10 Mission Aborted After Launch

Soyuz MS-10 Mission Aborted After Launch Video in Story

Shortly after launch of the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft there was an anomaly with the booster and the launch ascent was aborted, resulting in a ballistic landing of the spacecraft.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 October 2018 - Astronauts Set for Thursday Launch

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 October 2018 - Astronauts Set for Thursday Launch Video in Story

The next rocket that will launch NASA's Nick Hague and Roscosmos' Alexey Ovchinin to the International Space Station stands ready at its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 October 2018 - Japanese Small Satellite Orbital Demonstration Satellites Deployed

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 October 2018 - Japanese Small Satellite Orbital Demonstration Satellites Deployed

Today - Japanese Small Satellite Orbital Deployer 10 (J-SSOD#10): On Saturday, Robotics Controllers in Tsukuba, Japan maneuvered the Japanese Experiment Module Remote Manipulator System (JEMRMS) to the small satellite deploy position and deployed the Japanese Small Satellite Orbital Demonstration (JSSOD)-10 satellites.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 October 2018

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 October 2018 Video in Story

Today - Life Support Rack (LSR): The crew reviewed the LSR big picture words in preparation for the upcoming installation.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 October 2018 - Crew is Safely Home

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 October 2018 - Crew is Safely Home Video in Story

Three crew members who have been living and working aboard the International Space Station have landed safely in Kazakhstan.


Space Station Crew Lands In Kazakhstan

Space Station Crew Lands In Kazakhstan Video in Story

Three members of the Expedition 56 crew returned safely to Earth Thursday from the International Space Station, where they spent months providing hands-on support for scientific research in low-Earth orbit, working to keep the orbiting laboratory fully operational, and performing three spacewalks.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 October 2018 - Crew Readies to Journey Home

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 October 2018 - Crew Readies to Journey Home Video in Story

A European astronaut has taken command of the International Space Station for the second time since 2009. Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency) accepted control of the orbital lab today from NASA astronaut and Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 October 2018 - Change of Command

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 October 2018 - Change of Command Video in Story

A NASA astronaut will swap command of the International Space Station with a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Wednesday at 10:10 a.m. live on NASA TV.


Next-Generation Life-support System Heading To The Space Station

Next-Generation Life-support System Heading To The Space Station

On Saturday the Japanese cargo vessel HTV-7 was launched into space from Tanegashima, Japan. Already orbiting Earth it will arrive at the International Space Station on Thursday packed with scientific equipment and supplies for the six astronauts living 400 km above.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 October 2018 - October Will Be a Very Busy Month

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 October 2018 - October Will Be a Very Busy Month Video in Story

October will be a busy month as a pair of crews get ready to swap places on the International Space Station followed by a pair of spacewalks. Also, Japan's HTV-7 resupply ship is open for business and the Expedition 56 crew has begun unloading its science and supplies.


Science Glovebox Launched to The International Space Station

Science Glovebox Launched to The International Space Station

The JAXA H-IIB rocket, hauling the state-of-the-art microgravity research facility and other cargo via the H-II Transport Vehicle-7 (HTV-7), successfully lifted off at 1:52 p.m. EDT on Sept. 22 from Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 29 September 2018

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 29 September 2018 Video in Story

Today - Binary Colloidal Alloy Test - Cohesive Sedimentation (BCAT-CS): The crew replaced all four SB-800 flash batteries with new AA batteries; they then verified the camera focus and alignment with manual images.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for September 28, 2018

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for September 28, 2018 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 27 September 2018 - Japan's HTV7 Docked to the Space Station

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 September 2018 - Japan's HTV7 Docked to the Space Station Video in Story

Ground controllers successfully installed the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Kounotori 7 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-7) to the International Space Station's Earth-facing port of the Harmony module at 10:09 a.m. EDT.



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