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NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 26 August 2016 Video in Story

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NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 26 August 2016.

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


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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 25 August 2016 Video in Story

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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 25 August 2016.

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft from the International Space Station beginning at 5:45 a.m. EDT.

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 24 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 24 August 2016 Video in Story

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams established a new record for most time spent in space by a NASA astronaut today, surpassing 520 days in space over his four missions.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 23 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 23 August 2016 Video in Story

The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship is getting ready to return to Earth Friday morning loaded with gear and a variety of science for analysis. Another spacecraft, the Soyuz TMA-20M, will leave Sept. 6 and land in Kazakhstan with three International Space Station crew members.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 22 August 2016 Video in Story

Three astronauts are relaxing today after a spacewalk on Friday and weekend cleanup work. Meanwhile, a pair of spacecraft will be departing the International Space Station over the next two weeks.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 19 August 2016 Video in Story

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins concluded their spacewalk at 2:02 EDT. During the five-hour and 58-minute spacewalk, the two NASA astronauts successfully installed the first of two international docking adapters (IDAs).


Astronauts Install New Docking Port for U.S. Commercial Crew Vehicles

Astronauts Install New Docking Port for U.S. Commercial Crew Vehicles Video in Story

Outside the International Space Station, Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA installed a new docking port onto the forward end of the Harmony module during a spacewalk on August 19.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 19 August 2016

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 19 August 2016 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 18 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 18 August 2016 Video in Story

A new port for commercial crew vehicles was robotically removed from the back of the SpaceX Dragon Wednesday night. The International Docking Adapter was placed in position for its installation Friday morning to a pressurized mating adapter attached to the Harmony module.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 August 2016 Video in Story

Flight controllers and the Expedition 48 crew are preparing for tonight's International Docking Adapter extraction work and Friday morning's installation spacewalk. The orbital residents are also continuing to load the SpaceX Dragon with gear and science for return to Earth.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 August 2016 Video in Story

Space station and Commercial Crew managers wrapped up a spacewalk briefing Monday afternoon discussing the installation of a new International Docking Adapter at the end of the week. Spacewalkers Jeff Williams and Kate Rubins will begin the installation work Friday at 8:05 a.m. EDT to enable future crew vehicles from Boeing and SpaceX to dock in the future.


NASA Briefing on Upcoming Spacewalk to Install International Space Station Docking Port

NASA Briefing on Upcoming Spacewalk to Install International Space Station Docking Port Video in Story

NASA TV aired a briefing from the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston on Monday, August 15, to preview the August 19 spacewalk to install a new gateway for American commercial crew spacecraft at the International Space Station a significant milestone in NASA's work to return crew launches to U.S. soil.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 August 2016 Video in Story

Today: Mouse Epigenetics Cage Unit Maintenance: The crew completed standard maintenance for the Mouse Epigenetics experiment by refilling the Transportation Cage Units and Mouse Habitat Cage Unit with water and checking the water nozzles of the individual cages.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 August 2016 Video in Story

Today: Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) Zero Robotics (ZR) Competition: A USOS and Russian crewmember set up the SPHERES hardware and executed the SPHERES Zero Robotics tests with participation from students on the ground.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 12 August 2016

NASA ISS Space to Ground Weekly Report - 12 August 2016 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 10 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 August 2016 Video in Story

A pair of astronauts tried on U.S. spacesuits this morning ahead of a spacewalk next week. Afterward, the crew explored heart cells, fluid pressure in the head and the eyes and the composition of meteors.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 August 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 August 2016 Video in Story

The Expedition 48 crew continued more eye exams and ongoing research to understand how microgravity shifts body fluids toward the upper body. Two NASA astronauts also checked out U.S. spacesuit safety gear and tools.



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