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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 September 2015.

Three crew members are orbiting Earth getting ready to dock to the International Space Station early Friday in their Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft. Meanwhile, the six residents on the orbital laboratory are exploring human research and maintaining life support systems.


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Soyuz TMA-18M Schedule and Rendezvous Information With the ISS

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Soyuz TMA-18M lifts off from Kazakhstan on Sept. 2.

The Soyuz TMA-18M launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 12:37 a.m. EDT Wednesday (10:37 a.m. in Baikonur).

Expedition 45 With Visiting Crew Launch to the International Space Station

Expedition 45 With Visiting Crew Launch to the International Space Station Video in Story

Expedition 45 Soyuz Commander Sergey Volkov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and visiting crew members Andreas Mogensen of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Aidyn Aimbetov of the Kazakh Space Agency (Kazcosmos) launched on the Russian Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft on Sept. 2, Kazakh time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan bound for the International Space Station.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 September 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 September 2015

Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos, Andreas Mogensen of ESA (European Space Agency) and Aidyn Aimbetov of the Kazakh Space Agency have boarded the Russian Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft that will carry them to the International Space Station.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 31 August 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 31 August 2015 Video in Story

An international crew of three is getting ready for a two-day ride to the International Space Station. The Soyuz rocket that will lift them to space rolled out to its launch pad today at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.


Video: StationLIFE September Report - This Month Biology

Video: StationLIFE September Report - This Month Biology Video in Story

Every month on StationLIFE, we'll focus on a scientific area where the International Space Station is conducting groundbreaking research. This month, astronaut Tracy Dyson talks the station's role as a platform for biological research.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 August 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 August 2015 Video in Story

International Space Station Expedition 44 Commander Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Flight Engineers Scott Kelly of NASA and Mikhail Kornienko of Roscosmos docked their Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft to the orbiting laboratory's Zvezda service module at 3:30 a.m. EDT. The crew members undocked from the Poisk module at 3:12 a.m.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 August 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 August 2015 Video in Story

The six-person Expedition 44 space station crew is getting ready to expand to nine people next week. A docked Soyuz vehicle will be moved early Friday morning making room for a new Soyuz spacecraft carrying Sergei Volkov, a new Expedition 45 crew member, and two visiting crew members Andreas Mogensen and Aidyn Aimbetov.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 August 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 August 2015 Video in Story

Commander Gennady Padalka will back the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft from its Poisk module docking port Friday morning. One-Year crew members Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko will come along for the 25-minute ride and redock to the Zvezda service module port.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 25 August 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 25 August 2015 Video in Story

The crew opened the hatches today to Japan's fifth "Kounotori" resupply ship (HTV-5) and began unloading new supplies and science gear. The station residents also studied human research and reviewed changes to emergency procedures.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 24 August 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 24 August 2015 Video in Story

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Kounotori 5 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-5) was bolted into place on the International Space Station's Earth-facing port of the Harmony module at 10:02 a.m. EDT.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 August 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 August 2015 Video in Story

The Expedition 44 crew was back at work today continuing a series of biomedical studies, physics experiments and maintenance tasks. Meanwhile, more science is on its way to the International Space Station aboard Japan's fifth space freighter.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 21 August 2015

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 21 August 2015 Video in Story

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


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 August 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 20 August 2015 Video in Story

Japan's fifth "Kounotori" cargo craft (HTV-5) is on orbit today chasing the International Space Station before Monday's rendezvous and capture.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 August 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 August 2015 Video in Story

A new Japanese cargo ship is on its way to the International Space Station after a successful launch from southern Japan. Meanwhile, the Expedition 44 crew was conducting more vision and physics research.


Japanese HTV-5 Cargo Mission to the International Space Station Launches

Japanese HTV-5 Cargo Mission to the International Space Station Launches Video in Story

Right on schedule, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)'s H-IIB rocket launched at 7:50 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Aug. 19 from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. At the time of launch, the space station was flying 250 miles above the Atlantic Ocean east of Brazil.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 18 August 2015

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 18 August 2015 Video in Story

The six-member Expedition 44 crew participated in a wide array of science today as Japan counts down to Wednesday morning's launch of its fifth resupply mission. Meanwhile, three new Soyuz taxi crew members flew to the launch site at the Baikonur Cosmodrome to finalize their mission preparations.



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