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Food Table on the International Space Station

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Food Table

A view of the food table located in the Russian Zvezda service module on the International Space Station taken by Expedition 43 Flight Engineer Scott Kelly.


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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 April 2015

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NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 April 2015.

Today: Pre-Determined Debris Avoidance Maneuver (PDAM): Last night at 8:00 PM CDT the Flight Control Team was notified of a high concern, late notice conjunction. A PDAM was performed today at 12:35 AM CDT using 58P thrusters. Burn duration was 2 minutes, 20 seconds with a Delta-V of 0.3 meters/second.

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 24 April 2015

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 24 April 2015 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 22 April 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 22 April 2015 Video in Story

The Expedition 43 lab assistants conducted biomedical science in the International Space Station on Wednesday. Meanwhile, controllers on the ground will remotely maneuver the Canadarm2 outside the station to experiment with the possibility of servicing satellites on orbit for longer missions.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 21 April 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 21 April 2015 Video in Story

As Expedition 43 unloads crew supplies from the SpaceX Dragon, another cargo craft is being readied for its undocking. Meanwhile, new research is underway with some of the science gear hauled into space aboard Dragon.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 April 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 20 April 2015

NASA astronauts Terry Virts and Scott Kelly opened the hatches and floated into the new SpaceX Dragon space freighter Saturday morning, beginning five weeks of cargo transfers.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 April 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 18 April 2015

Today: SpaceX (SpX)-6 Ingress/Cargo Transfer: Early this morning the crew opened the hatch and ingressed the Dragon vehicle. They completed vehicle hardware reconfig, unpacked Double Cold Bags (DCBs) and placed them in Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI)-1, Biolab, and MELFI-3 per the Cold Stowage plans.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 17 April 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 17 April 2015 Video in Story

The Expedition 43 crew's delivery arrived Friday aboard the SpaceX Dragon space freighter. Dragon was captured at 6:55 a.m. EDT after a two-day trip and a slow methodical approach. Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti guided the Canadarm2 and grappled the Dragon as it floated just 10 meters away from the International Space Station.


SpaceX Dragon Commercial Resupply Cargo Spacecraft Arrives at the International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon Commercial Resupply Cargo Spacecraft Arrives at the International Space Station Video in Story

The SpaceX Dragon cargo vehicle arrived at the International Space Station after it was launched atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 17 April 2015

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 17 April 2015 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 April 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 16 April 2015 Video in Story

The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft is less than a day away from arriving at the International Space Station. The Expedition 43 crew is getting ready for its arrival and five-week stay at the Earth-facing port of the Harmony module. Read more about the SpaceX CRS-6 mission.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 April 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 15 April 2015 Video in Story

Today: The Effect of Long-Term Microgravity Exposure on Cardiac Autonomic Function (Biological Rhythms): Kelly set up and donned a Holter Electrocardiogram (ECG).


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 April 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 14 April 2015 Video in Story

The Dragon spacecraft has separated from its second stage and achieved its preliminary orbit. Dragon's solar arrays have deployed and will provide 5 kilowatts of power to the spacecraft as it begins a carefully choreographed series of thruster firings to reach the International Space Station.


Getting Ready for Another Dragon

Getting Ready for Another Dragon

The International Space Stations robotic arm, Canadarm2, is poised and ready to capture SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft following a training session on Apr. 7, 2015.


Falcon 9 Launches Supplies to the Space Station

Falcon 9 Launches Supplies to the Space Station Video in Story

Research that will help prepare NASA astronauts and robotic explorers for future missions to Mars is among the two tons of cargo now on its way to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 13 April 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 13 April 2015

Because of weather conditions that violated the rules for launching, SpaceX has postponed its planned launch of its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon spacecraft. It is SpaceX's sixth commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station.


NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 10 April 2015

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 10 April 2015 Video in Story

Today: Ocular Health: Virts and Cristoforetti completed their Return-30 day (R-30) Ocular Health activities today. They each performed ocular ultrasounds and Virts performed a cardiac ultrasound.



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