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NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - August 18, 2017 Video in Story

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NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - August 18, 2017.

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


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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 August 2017

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 August 2017.

The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was berthed to the Harmony module of the International Space Station at 9:07 a.m. EDT. The hatch between the newly arrived spacecraft and the Harmony module of the space station is scheduled to be opened as soon as later today.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 August 2017

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 August 2017

While the International Space Station was traveling over the Pacific Ocean north of New Zealand, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli captured the Dragon spacecraft at 6:52 a.m. EDT using the station's robotic arm. It then will be installed on the station's Harmony module.


SpaceX Dragon Arrives at the International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon Arrives at the International Space Station Video in Story

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft which was launched on August 14 from Falcon 9 rocket has arrived at the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 August 2017 - Waiting on a Dragon

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 August 2017 - Waiting on a Dragon Video in Story

The SpaceX Dragon is hauling advanced space research for delivery Wednesday morning to the International Space Station. Two cosmonauts are also gearing up for the seventh station spacewalk this year set to begin Thursday morning.


Gravity's Grip on Heat and Fire to be Studied in Space

Gravity's Grip on Heat and Fire to be Studied in Space

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $900,000 for fundamental research in combustion and thermal transport to be performed on the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory for the benefit of life on Earth.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 August 2017 - SpaceX Launches Cargo Resupply Mission

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 August 2017 - SpaceX Launches Cargo Resupply Mission Video in Story

Today - SpaceX (SpX)-12 Launch: SpX-12 launched successfully today from Kennedy Space Center at 11:31 am CDT.


Space Station Experiment to Explore Mysteries Of Cosmic Rain

Space Station Experiment to Explore Mysteries Of Cosmic Rain Video in Story

A new experiment set for an Aug. 14 launch to the International Space Station will provide an unprecedented look at a rain of particles from deep space, called cosmic rays, that constantly showers our planet.


SpaceX Launches Cargo Resupply Mission to the Space Station

SpaceX Launches Cargo Resupply Mission to the Space Station Video in Story

Experiments seeking a better understanding of Parkinson's disease and the origin of cosmic rays are on their way to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft following today's 12:31 p.m. EDT launch.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 August 2017 - SPHERES ZR Challenge Competition Support

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 August 2017 - SPHERES ZR Challenge Competition Support Video in Story

Today - Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) Zero Robotics (ZR): The crew provided support for a SPHERES ZR Challenge competition between students from middle schools in the United States and Russia.


Opening A Science Freezer Inside Kibo

Opening A Science Freezer Inside Kibo

Astronaut Paolo Nespoli checks out a science freezer inside Japan's Kibo laboratory module.


Movie Night In Space

Movie Night In Space

Jack Fischer ‏@Astro2fish "I didn't know if we could fit our whole crew for movie night, but we just needed more bungees and boom! Have a great weekend, everyone!"


NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - August 11, 2017

NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - August 11, 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 10 August 2017 - SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission on Track for Monday Launch

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 August 2017 - SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission on Track for Monday Launch Video in Story

The Expedition 52 crew members pulled out their medical hardware today for a variety of eye checks and other biomedical research. The station residents are also making space and packing up gear for next week's cargo delivery aboard the SpaceX Dragon.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 August 2017 - Firing Soyuz Engines to Raise the Station's Orbit

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 August 2017 - Firing Soyuz Engines to Raise the Station's Orbit

A docked Russian cargo craft fired its engines today slightly raising the orbit of the International Space Station. The orbital boost sets up next month's crew swap. The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft also received a new target launch date while the crew gets ready for a spacewalk next week.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 August 2017 - ISS Emergency Response Simulation

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 August 2017 - ISS Emergency Response Simulation Video in Story

Today - Fluids Integrated Rack (FIR): The crew replaced the two FIR white lights. One was burned out and the other had high usage and was nearing its end of life.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 August 2017 -  Stepping Up Life Science Research

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 August 2017 - Stepping Up Life Science Research Video in Story

The fully staffed International Space Station stepped up its life science research today studying a host of space phenomena. Two cosmonauts are also preparing for the 202nd spacewalk at the station late next week.



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