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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 October 2017 - Preparing for Friday's Spacewalk Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 October 2017 - Preparing for Friday's Spacewalk.

Two NASA astronauts are getting ready to go on their mission's third spacewalk on Friday. In the midst of those preparations, the Expedition 53 crew also worked on science gear exploring a wide variety of space phenomena.


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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 October 2017 - Russian Progress 68 Cargo Ship Docks Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 October 2017 - Russian Progress 68 Cargo Ship Docks.

Traveling about 252 miles over eastern China, the unpiloted Russian Progress 68 cargo ship docked at 7:04 a.m. EDT to the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 October 2017 - Station Cargo Mission and Spacewalk Rescheduled

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 October 2017 - Station Cargo Mission and Spacewalk Rescheduled Video in Story

Roscosmos has rescheduled the launch of the Russian Progress 68 cargo spacecraft for Saturday, Oct. 14 at 4:46 am EDT (2:46 p.m. local time in Baikonur). The spacecraft is carrying almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies for the Expedition 53 crew aboard the International Space Station.


NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - October 13, 2017

NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - October 13, 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 12 October 2017 -  Launch of Russian Cargo Mission Scrubbed

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 October 2017 - Launch of Russian Cargo Mission Scrubbed

Launch of the Russian Progress 68 cargo craft has been scrubbed for today. The next launch attempt will be no earlier than Saturday Oct. 14 at 4:46 am EDT (2:46 p.m. local time in Baikonur).


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 October 2017 - Soyuz Cargo Resupply Mission Scheduled

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 October 2017 - Soyuz Cargo Resupply Mission Scheduled Video in Story

Two astronauts checked in with ground engineers today after completing the second of three spacewalks yesterday that are planned for this month. Meanwhile, a Russian cargo ship stands at its launch pad ready to blast off Thursday morning on a short delivery trip to the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 October 2017 - Spacewalk Today

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 October 2017 - Spacewalk Today Video in Story

Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik and Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei of NASA will head outside the International Space Station at approximately 8 a.m. EDT Tuesday to begin a 6.5-hour spacewalk. Live coverage will be available on NASA Television and the agency's website beginning at 6:30 a.m.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 October 2017

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 October 2017

Today - Multi-Omics Sample Collections: A 52S crewmember collected fecal samples for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Multi-Omics experiment.


NASA May Extend BEAM's Time on the International Space Station

NASA May Extend BEAM's Time on the International Space Station

NASA is exploring options with Bigelow Aerospace to extend the life of the privately owned Bigelow Expandable Activity Module.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 September 2017 - Spacewalk Set for Next Week

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 September 2017 - Spacewalk Set for Next Week

The International Space Station boosted its orbit Wednesday to prepare for the arrival of a pair of Russian spaceships before the end of the year. Meanwhile, the Expedition 53 crew continued getting ready for next week's spacewalk and explored how living in space affects their bodies.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 September 2017 - New Neutron Radiation Sensors Installed

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 September 2017 - New Neutron Radiation Sensors Installed Video in Story

Sensors are being installed today in the International Space Station to detect neutron radiation. The crew is also setting up a botany study, conducting human research and getting ready for next week's spacewalk.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 September 2017 - Food Production in Space

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 September 2017 - Food Production in Space

The International Space Station is once again providing a platform to test the growth of cabbage and lettuce for future human consumption in space. Aside from today's botany set up, the Expedition 53 crew also explored how living in space affects the human physiology.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 25 September 2017 - New Exercise Device Testing

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 25 September 2017 - New Exercise Device Testing Video in Story

The Expedition 53 crew members continued testing a new exercise device today while also exploring how their bodies are adapting to living in space. The station residents are also gearing up for three spacewalks planned in October.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 September 2017

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 September 2017

Today- Marrow: Today a 52S crewmember conducted breath and ambient air sample collections for the Marrow investigation, which looks at the effect of microgravity on bone marrow.


NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - September 22, 2017

NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - September 22, 2017

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


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 September 2017

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 September 2017

The Expedition 53 crew is getting ready for a trio of spacewalks next month while helping scientists understand what living in space does to the human body.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 September 2017

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 September 2017 Video in Story

Today - Marrow: Today a 51S crewmember collected breath and ambient air samples for the Marrow investigation which looks at the effect of microgravity on bone marrow.



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