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NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - May 26, 2017 Video in Story

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NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - May 26, 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 25 May 2017 - Training for a Dragon Arrival Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 25 May 2017 - Training for a Dragon Arrival.

The Expedition 51 crew trained today for the next SpaceX Dragon mission due early next month. The five crew members also explored how microgravity affects their bodies to help scientists keep astronauts healthy in space.

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 24 May 2017 -  Preparing for More CubeSat Launches

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 24 May 2017 - Preparing for More CubeSat Launches Video in Story

Today - OsteoOmics: The crew fixated BioCells in Biocell Habitat 1 inserted the sample into the Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS (MELFI).


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 23 May 2017 - Unexpected Spacewalk Completed

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 23 May 2017 - Unexpected Spacewalk Completed

Expedition 51 Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA concluded their spacewalk at 10:06 p.m. EDT.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 May 2017 - Astronauts Prepare for Contingency Spacewalk

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 May 2017 - Astronauts Prepare for Contingency Spacewalk

Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are getting ready for a contingency spacewalk Tuesday morning. Whitson and Fischer are set to begin the spacewalk at 8 a.m. Tuesday for about two hours of maintenance work. NASA Television coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 May 2017 - How Living is Space Affects the Brain and Vision

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 May 2017 - How Living is Space Affects the Brain and Vision Video in Story

Expedition 51 is wrapping up a week of ongoing research into how living in space affects an astronaut's brain and vision. The International Space Station also boosted its orbit ahead of crew and cargo missions coming and going in June.


Astronauts Prepare For Contingency Spacewalk

Astronauts Prepare For Contingency Spacewalk

Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are getting ready for a contingency spacewalk Tuesday morning. Whitson and Fischer are set to begin the spacewalk at 8 a.m. Tuesday for about two hours of maintenance work.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 May 2017 - Four Hour Spacewalk Completed

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 May 2017 - Four Hour Spacewalk Completed Video in Story

Expedition 51 Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA concluded their spacewalk at 1:21 p.m. EDT. During the spacewalk, which lasted just over four hours, the two astronauts successfully replaced a large avionics box that supplies electricity and data connections to the science experiments.


Salads Growing In Space

Salads Growing In Space

Thomas Pesquet: Eat your greens kids! Fresh vegetables are rare on the International Space Station and when we get to harvest a crop of lettuce from our disco greenhouse it is a good day for us.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 May 2017 - Expedition 51 Crews Preps for Avionics Box Replacement Spacewalk

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 May 2017 - Expedition 51 Crews Preps for Avionics Box Replacement Spacewalk Video in Story

The Expedition 51 crew is getting ready for a spacewalk Friday and working on several scientific investigations. Robotics controllers also swapped out a power relay box over the weekend through a complex and innovative robotic procedure.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 May 2017

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 May 2017 Video in Story

Today: Main Bus Switching Unit (MBSU) 2 Remove & Replace (R&R): Friday evening and into Saturday, Robotics Ground Controllers maneuvered the Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM) Arms and successfully removed the failed MBSU 2 and replaced it with a spare.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 May 2017 - The Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (Dextre) Performs Delicate Operation

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 May 2017 - The Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (Dextre) Performs Delicate Operation Video in Story

Today: Main Bus Switching Unit (MBSU)2 Robotic Remove & Replace (R&R): Last night, Robotics ground teams completed the extraction of the spare MBSU Flight Releasable Attachment Mechanism (FRAM) from External Stowage Platform 2 (ESP-2) and successfully relocated it on the Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM) Enhanced ORU Temporary Platform (EOTP).


NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - 5 May 2017

NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - 5 May 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 4 May 2017 - Microgravity Experiments

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 May 2017 - Microgravity Experiments

The five-member crew aboard the International Space Station was back at work Thursday researching how living in space affects the human body. Two of today's experiments looked at how microgravity weakens bones and alters DNA.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 May 2017 - Bone Loss Studies Continue This Week

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 May 2017 - Bone Loss Studies Continue This Week Video in Story

The Expedition 51 quintet studied how long-term space missions affect bone loss and explored new ways to exercise in space today. The crew also reviewed emergency procedures and equipment onboard the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 May 2017 - Initial Prep Started for the EXPRESS Pallet Controller Assembly EVA

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 May 2017 - Initial Prep Started for the EXPRESS Pallet Controller Assembly EVA

Today - OsteoOmics: The crew thawed a BioCell and injected it into growth media in the Microgravity Science Glovebox (MSG).


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 May 2017 - Bone Loss Studies

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 May 2017 - Bone Loss Studies Video in Story

Today: OsteoOmics Investigation: In preparation for OsteoOmic investigation activities planned this week, the crew configured OsteoOmics hardware and the Microgravity Science Glovebox (MSG), reviewed procedures, conferred with ground experts and completed an OsteoOmics practice session.



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