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NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground for August 17, 2018 Video in Story

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NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground for August 17, 2018.

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 16 August 2018 - Spacewalk Completed

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 August 2018 - Spacewalk Completed

Today: Russian ExtraVehicular Activity (EVA) 45: Yesterday, Artemyev (EV1) and Prokopev (EV2) exited the Docking Compartment (DC)1 at 11:17 AM CDT and completed Russia EVA #45 with a Phased Elapsed Time (PET) of 7 hours and 46 minutes.

Using A MinION Nanopore DNA Sequencer In Orbit

Using A MinION Nanopore DNA Sequencer In Orbit

Expedition 56 Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold prepares amplified DNA collected from microbes living aboard the International Space Station for sequencing using the Biomolecule Sequencer.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 August 2018 - Spacewalk Underway

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 August 2018 - Spacewalk Underway

Expedition 56 Flight Engineers Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos began a spacewalk when they opened the hatch of the Pirs docking compartment of the International Space Station at 12:17 p.m. EDT.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 August 2018 - Spacewalk Tomorrow

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 August 2018 - Spacewalk Tomorrow Video in Story

The Expedition 56 crew is getting ready for a spacewalk Wednesday outside the International Space Station's Russian segment.


Waffles, Peanut Butter, and Sriracha Sauce In Space. Yum.

Waffles, Peanut Butter, and Sriracha Sauce In Space. Yum.

Commander Drew Feustel prepares a meal inside the Unity module which connects the U.S. segment of the International Space Station to the Russian segment


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 August 2018 - Russian Spacewalk Wednesday

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 August 2018 - Russian Spacewalk Wednesday Video in Story

Two Expedition 56 cosmonauts packed a Russian resupply ship today before preparing for Wednesday's spacewalk.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 August 2018

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 August 2018 Video in Story

A pair of cosmonauts are going into the weekend preparing for the seventh spacewalk this year from the International Space Station.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground for August 10, 2018

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground for August 10, 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 9 August 2018 - Japanese Experiment Module MTL Leak Update

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 9 August 2018 - Japanese Experiment Module MTL Leak Update Video in Story

Today - HTV-7 Rack Relocation Prep: This week the crew has been executing a series of activities in order to prepare ISS for the installation of new racks arriving on HTV-7.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 August 2018 - Russian Spacewalk Next Week

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 August 2018 - Russian Spacewalk Next Week

The Expedition 56 crew members explored how human health and physical processes are affected off the Earth today.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 August 2018 - Helping Student Research

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 August 2018 - Helping Student Research Video in Story

The six-member Expedition 56 crew was busy Tuesday juggling science hardware maintenance and a variety of research work. The orbital residents are also helping students contribute to space research and testing an ancient navigation technique.


Studying Complex Dust Behavior In Plasmas On ISS

Studying Complex Dust Behavior In Plasmas On ISS

400 kilometers above Earth, researchers examined waves in complex plasma under microgravity conditions and found that the microparticles behaved in nonuniform ways in the presence of varying electrical fields.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 August 2018 - Dragon Leaves

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 August 2018 - Dragon Leaves Video in Story

Robotic flight controllers released the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station's robotic arm at 12:38 p.m. EDT, and Expedition 56 Serena Auñon-Chancellor of NASA is monitoring its departure.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 August 2018 - Kickoff of the 2018/19 European AstroPi Competition

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 August 2018 - Kickoff of the 2018/19 European AstroPi Competition

The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft is packed with science and hardware ready for return to Earth on Friday.


NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground for August 3, 2018

NASA Weekly ISS Space to Ground for August 3, 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 1 August 2018 - Starboard Solar Array Imagery

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 August 2018 - Starboard Solar Array Imagery Video in Story

The International Space Station Partners and mission managers polled "go" for tomorrow's release of the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft for its deorbit and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean to wrap up the CRS-15 mission.



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