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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 September 2019 - Soyuz MS-14 Spacecraft Departs Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 September 2019 - Soyuz MS-14 Spacecraft Departs.

While flying about 260 miles above the border between northeastern China and southeastern Russia, an uncrewed Russian Soyuz spacecraft undocked and departed from the International Space Station at 2:14 p.m. EDT.


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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 September 2019 - New Crew Prepares to Head to the ISS Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 September 2019 - New Crew Prepares to Head to the ISS.

As cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir and spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori ready for their Sept. 25 launch aboard a Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft, tomorrow they will pause in their mission preparations for the ceremonial laying of the flowers at the Kremlin Wall.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 September 2019 - Packing the Soyuz MS-14

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 September 2019 - Packing the Soyuz MS-14 Video in Story

After a quiet, off-duty day for the crew of Expedition 60 on Labor Day, operations supporting science for long-duration human space exploration and upcoming spaceship movements ramped up on the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 30 August 2019 - Fluid Shifts Research

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 30 August 2019 - Fluid Shifts Research Video in Story

Human research kept the Expedition 60 crew busy today helping NASA and its partners understand how to keep astronauts healthy on long-term space missions.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 29 August 2019 - Biomedical Research and Life Science Activities

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 29 August 2019 - Biomedical Research and Life Science Activities

The Expedition 60 crew focused on a variety of biomedical research and life science activities aboard the International Space Station today. The astronauts are still cleaning up after last week's spacewalk while preparing for an upcoming Japanese cargo mission.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 August 2019 - Space Nutrition Study

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 August 2019 - Space Nutrition Study Video in Story

The Expedition 60 crew is back on track with ongoing space research today after coordinating a flurry of space traffic at the International Space Station. The astronauts are also continuing to clean up after last week's spacewalk.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 August 2019 - SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth With Cargo Full of Research Results

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 August 2019 - SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth With Cargo Full of Research Results

SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 4:21 p.m. EDT (1:21 p.m PDT), approximately 300 miles southwest of Long Beach, California, marking the end of the company's 18th contracted cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 August 2019 - Uncrewed Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Docks

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 August 2019 - Uncrewed Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Docks Video in Story

While the spacecraft were flying about 250 miles above Eastern Mongolia, an uncrewed Russian Soyuz spacecraft arrived and docked to the International Space Station at 11:08 p.m. EDT.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for August 23, 2019

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for August 23, 2019 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 22 August 2019 - Spacewalk Debrief and Scientific Research

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 August 2019 - Spacewalk Debrief and Scientific Research Video in Story

Russia's uncrewed Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station following its launch just a few hours after Wednesday's spacewalk. The Expedition 60 crew is back on a full science schedule today and preparing to send a U.S. cargo craft back to Earth.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 August 2019 - Spacewalk Completed and Soyuz Launches

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 August 2019 - Spacewalk Completed and Soyuz Launches Video in Story

NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan concluded today's spacewalk at 2:59 p.m. EDT. During the six-hour and 32-minute spacewalk, the two astronauts successfully installed the second of two international docking adapters (IDAs).


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 August 2019 - Spacewalk Tomorrow

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 August 2019 - Spacewalk Tomorrow Video in Story

NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan, assigned as flight engineers for Expedition 60 aboard the International Space Station, will begin a planned six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk from inside the Quest airlock about 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 August 2019 - New Commercial Crew Dock

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 August 2019 - New Commercial Crew Dock Video in Story

Robotics controllers are preparing a new commercial crew docking port for installation during a spacewalk on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Expedition 60 crew is researching life science and physics while packing a cargo ship for return to Earth next week.


Big Data Rate Increase on the International Space Station

Big Data Rate Increase on the International Space Station

NASA recently doubled the rate at which data from the International Space Station returns to Earth, paving the way for similar future upgrades on Gateway, NASA's upcoming outpost in lunar orbit, and other exploration missions.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 August 2019 - Preparing for the 5th US Spacewalk of the Year

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 August 2019 - Preparing for the 5th US Spacewalk of the Year Video in Story

Three NASA astronauts remain focused on preparations for next week's spacewalk at the International Space Station. The rest of the Expedition 60 focused on biology research and a pair of docked spaceships.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for August 16, 2019

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for August 16, 2019 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 14 August 2019 - Canadian Robotics Supporting Exploration

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 August 2019 - Canadian Robotics Supporting Exploration Video in Story

The Expedition 60 crew is busy conducting space research everyday inside the International Space Station. While they work, scientists and engineers on Earth can remotely control and observe experiments attached to the outside of the orbiting lab.



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