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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 December 2018 - A Little Extra Sleep Today Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 December 2018 - A Little Extra Sleep Today.

The Expedition 57 crew were allowed to catch a few extra hours of sleep today after a lengthy spacewalk Tuesday by the two cosmonauts on board.


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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 December 2018 - Russian Spacewalk Completed Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 December 2018 - Russian Spacewalk Completed.

Expedition 57 Flight Engineers Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos completed a spacewalk lasting 7 hours and 45 minutes.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 December 2018 - Preparing for the Russian Spacewalk Tomorrow

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 December 2018 - Preparing for the Russian Spacewalk Tomorrow Video in Story

Today - Molecular Muscle: Crewmembers performed sample inserts into the Kubik incubator facility, photography documentation, and a status check of the experiment run.


NIH-funded Tissue Chips Head To The International Space Station

NIH-funded Tissue Chips Head To The International Space Station

When traveling in space, astronauts experience physiological changes normally associated with aging, such as bone loss, muscle deterioration and altered immune systems.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 December 2018 - Dragon Docked

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 December 2018 - Dragon Docked

Three days after its launch from Florida, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was installed on the Earth-facing side of the International Space Station's Harmony module at 10:36 a.m. EST.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for December 7, 2018

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for December 7, 2018 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 6 December 2018

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 December 2018

A Dragon is chasing the International Space Station today to be gracefully captured by a robotic arm early Saturday. The expanded Expedition 57 crew prepared for Dragon's arrival while conducting science, spacesuit checks and a variety of other station activities.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 December 2018

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 December 2018

Today - SpaceX (SpX)-16 Launch: SpX-16 launched today from Kennedy Space Center at 12:16 PM CT.


SpaceX Launches Hardware to International Space Station

SpaceX Launches Hardware to International Space Station

Experiments in forest observation, protein crystal growth and in-space fuel transfer demonstration are heading to the International Space Station following the launch Wednesday of SpaceX's 16th mission for NASA under the agency's Commercial Resupply Services contract.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 December 2018 - SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 December 2018 - SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission

The launch of the SpaceX Dragon cargo vessel slipped one day to Wednesday at 1:16 p.m. EST with meteorologists forecasting 90% favorable weather for launch.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 December 2018

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 December 2018

At the post-launch news conference for the Expedition 58 crew, Roscosmos and NASA officials announced that NASA astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos, who were forced to abort their recent mission Oct. 11 to the International Space Station, are now scheduled to launch again Feb. 28, 2019, from the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for November 30, 2018

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground Report for November 30, 2018 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 29 November 2018 - Pre-Christmas Spacewalk Planned

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 29 November 2018 - Pre-Christmas Spacewalk Planned Video in Story

A Russian spacewalk is planned before three Expedition 57 crew members return to Earth aboard a Soyuz spacecraft just before Christmas.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 November 2018 - Semiconductor Crystal Observations

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 November 2018 - Semiconductor Crystal Observations

December is shaping up to be a heavy traffic period at the International Space Station. Two crews will swap places before Christmas and a U.S. spaceship will deliver new supplies and science. A Russian spacewalk is also planned for a crew vehicle inspection.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 November 2018 - Dragon Rendezvous Training

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 November 2018 - Dragon Rendezvous Training

In a replay similar to the weekend before Thanksgiving, two rockets on the opposite sides of the world are poised to launch one day after another to replenish the International Space Station with a new crew and cargo.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 November 2018 - Space Physics Research

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 26 November 2018 - Space Physics Research

The Expedition 57 crew aboard the International Space Station conducted human research and space physics today while maintaining life support systems.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 23 November 2018 - Food Acceptability Questionnaire

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 23 November 2018 - Food Acceptability Questionnaire Video in Story

Today - Food Acceptability Questionnaire: The crew performed the Food Acceptability questionnaire.



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