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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 23 September, 2021 - How Space Affects Skin Processes

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Nauka above the central eastern coast of Australia. (Sept. 14, 2021)

The Expedition 65 astronauts are moving full speed ahead today studying how living in space affects skin processes.


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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 September, 2021 - New European Robotic Arm Outfitted Video in Story

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European Robotic Arm specs.

Russia's Nauka multipurpose laboratory module continues being outfitted today before operations begin with Europe's new robotic arm.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 September, 2021 - Moving a Soyuz to the New Science Module

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 September, 2021 - Moving a Soyuz to the New Science Module

Four Expedition 65 astronauts are swapping shifts today for a biology study exploring how long-term microgravity affects skin and the healing process.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 September, 2021 - How Microgravity Affects Normal Skin and Healing Functions

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 September, 2021 - How Microgravity Affects Normal Skin and Healing Functions Video in Story

Expedition 65 is kicking off the week with a host of space biology and robotics activities aboard the International Space Station today.


Vanadium Biomined Aboard The International Space Station

Vanadium Biomined Aboard The International Space Station

For centuries, humans have mined materials to build the tools we use every day, from batteries and cell phones to airplanes and refrigerators.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 September, 2021

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 September, 2021 Video in Story

The Expedition 65 crew opened up BEAM today and transferred cargo for return to Earth aboard the SpaceX Cargo Dragon resupply ship.


Pepper Plants Thrive Aboard The International Space Station

Pepper Plants Thrive Aboard The International Space Station

Four pepper plants growing in the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) aboard the International Space Station have sprouted several flowers in the past week since NASA astronaut Megan MacArthur shared photos of some of the first flowers blooming.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 17 September, 2021

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 17 September, 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 16 September, 2021 - 3D Virtual Reality Spacewalk Filming

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 September, 2021 - 3D Virtual Reality Spacewalk Filming

A 3D virtual reality camera that filmed Sunday's spacewalk has been returned to the inside of the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 September, 2021 - Robotics Support

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 September, 2021 - Robotics Support

A variety of robotics work took place today aboard the International Space Station to teach students programming skills and ready a science module for a new robotic arm.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 September, 2021 - Two Astronauts Mission Extended

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 September, 2021 - Two Astronauts Mission Extended Video in Story

Two International Space Station crew members have had their stay onboard the orbiting lab extended to nearly a year.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 September, 2021 - Back to Microgravity Research After Trio fo Spacewalks

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 September, 2021 - Back to Microgravity Research After Trio fo Spacewalks Video in Story

The Expedition 65 crew is back on microgravity research aboard the International Space Station today after kicking off September with three spacewalks in less than two weeks.


Space Station EVA: Working With Kibo Behind Us

Space Station EVA: Working With Kibo Behind Us

Thomas Pesquet: My first spacewalk without Shane is a wrap, more than happy to be with Aki though!


Artistry In The Service Module Solar Panels

Artistry In The Service Module Solar Panels

Thomas Pesquet: Stranges shapes but not #CropArt: sometimes beauty is closer than 400 km below, as illustrated by the Russian service module's solar panels in close-up.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 September, 2021 - Sunday Spacewalk a Go

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 September, 2021 - Sunday Spacewalk a Go Video in Story

Two Expedition 65 astronauts are getting ready for a Sunday spacewalk to modify the International Space Station's power system.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 10 September, 2021

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for 10 September, 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 9 September, 2021 - Cosmonauts Wrap up Spacewalk

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 September, 2021 - Cosmonauts Wrap up Spacewalk Video in Story

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov of Roscosmos concluded their spacewalk at 6:16 p.m. EDT after 7 hours and 25 minutes.



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