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International Space Station: June 2018



Today's report - Umbilical Interface Assembly (UIA) Remove and Replace (R&R) Troubleshooting:Yesterday the crew investigated if loosening the 20 fasteners securing the UIA to the Airlock mounting bracket would generate any free play and allow the crew to close the gap in the Oxygen Supply lines; unfortunately, the crew indicated the tolerances were too tight and this was not possible.


Today's science activities aboard the International Space Station are looking to improve cancer therapies and benefit cement processing on Earth. Meanwhile, two astronauts are practicing to capture the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft next week.


The Expedition 56 crew members are configuring the International Space Station for several new experiments being delivered on the upcoming SpaceX Dragon cargo mission. The orbital residents also explored space physics and serviced U.S. spacesuits.


The Expedition 56 crew members are getting ready for the arrival next week of the 15th SpaceX Dragon mission to the International Space Station.


The Expedition 56 crew members researched microbes and plants today and conducted more eye exams to benefit future space residents as well as people on Earth.


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


Quite a wide variety of science activities took place today aboard the International Space Station exploring time perception, exercise and eyesight.


The International Space Station deployed a satellite this morning to demonstrate the potential of removing space junk. Back inside the orbital lab, the Expedition 56 crew explored space physics, studied human research and conducted an emergency drill.


The Expedition 56 crew's schedule is full of space science today as cleanup continues after last week's spacewalk.


Doctors learn a lot about their patients' health by taking their temperature. An elevated temperature, or fever, can be a sign of illness.


Today - Gravitational References for Sensitomotor Performance (GRASP): The crew reconfigured the GRASP equipment from the seated configuration to the quasi-free floating configuration this morning.


Today - Post Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Activities: Following yesterday's successful US EVA #51 Node 2 (N2) Forward External Wireless Communications (EWC), the crew began stowing the tools and cameras used during the EVA and conducted an Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) water recharge.


During a post flight presentation June 15 at NASA Headquarters, astronauts Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei shared their experiences living and working on the International Space Station as members of the Expedition 53/54 crew.


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


Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold of NASA completed the sixth spacewalk at the International Space Station this year at 2:55 p.m. EDT, lasting 6 hours, 49 minutes.


The Expedition 56 astronauts huddled together today finalizing preparations for Thursday's spacewalk to ready the International Space Station for commercial crew vehicles.


Today - Grip: Today a crewmember deployed Grip hardware in the Columbus module central aisle and performed dynamic seated operations.


NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel are set to go on their third spacewalk together this year on Thursday at the International Space Station.


Three new Expedition 56 crew members were welcomed aboard the International Space Station today.


Two astronauts and a cosmonaut are racing toward the International Space Station today inside the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft.


The Soyuz MS-09 launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 7:12 a.m. EDT Wednesday, June 6 (5:12 p.m. in Baikonur).


The Soyuz rocket that will launch three new Expedition 56-57 crew members to the International Space Station stands at its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.


Three crew members are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 7:12 a.m. EDT Wednesday (5:12 p.m. Baikonur time).


Today - Atomization: The crew swapped sample syringes for the Atomization investigation today.


Today - EXPRESS Rack-3 Improved Payload Ethernet Hub Gateway (iPEHG) and Veggie: The crew rotated EXPRESS Rack 3 down in the Columbus module today, installed an iPEHG and then rotated the rack back up.


Three members of the International Space Station Expedition 55 crew, including NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, returned to Earth Sunday after 168 days of living and working in low-Earth orbit.


Three Expedition 55 crew members are returning to Earth Sunday, but first the Commander will hand over control of the International Space Station in a ceremony Friday afternoon.