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International Space Station: August 2020



Mission controllers at NASA's Johnson Space Center are returning to normal operations today after setting backup control centers at remote locations.


Payloads - Combustion Integrated Rack/Advanced Combustion via Microgravity Experiments (CIR/ACME):


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The Expedition 63 crew ended its stay isolated in the Russian segment of the International Space Station this morning after an extended leak test.


The three Expedition 63 crew members will spend another day inside the Russian segment of the International Space Station.


Payloads - RADI-N2 (Radiation Dosimetry Inside ISS-Neutrons): The crew retrieved the 8 neutron bubble detectors and pouches and handed them over to the Russian crew for processing.


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


The three Expedition 63 crew members living aboard the International Space Station will spend the weekend inside the orbiting lab's Russian segment.


The Expedition 63 crew has turned its attention toward space science and lab maintenance after releasing a Japanese cargo craft from the International Space Station on Tuesday.


Eleven years after the launch of the first H-II Transfer cargo vehicle (HTV) to the International Space Station, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA's) HTV-9 departed the orbital laboratory today at 1:36 p.m. EDT.


Canada's robotic arm is poised to remove Japan's ninth and final H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-9) from the International Space Station on Tuesday.


Canada's versatile robotic arm, the 57.7-foot-long Canadarm2, is in place and ready to grapple and release Japan's resupply ship from the International Space Station next week.


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


The Expedition 63 crew trio continued ongoing space research and orbital housekeeping aboard the International Space Station today.


The Expedition 63 crew members are getting a Japanese spaceship ready for departure next week. In the meantime, the International Space Station trio was busy today with science, video communications and orbital plumbing.


A Japanese resupply ship will depart the International Space Station next week after nearly three months attached to the orbital lab. Meanwhile, the Expedition 63 crew continued a variety of science operations today.


Advanced space physics and biotechnology research kicked off the week for the Expedition 63 trio aboard the International Space Station.


Payloads -Droplet Formation Study (DFS): The crew performed the setup and initiation of recording for additional runs of the DFS investigation.


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


Did you know that astronauts on the International Space Station send pictures from space to ground over amateur radio that you yourself can get at home using your computer?


Advanced space science, cargo transfers and orbital maintenance kept the three Expedition 63 crew members occupied Thursday aboard the International Space Station.


The Expedition 63 crew, with one U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station, juggled an array of space research and orbital plumbing duties on Wednesday.


Free-flying robots, planetary bodies and water droplets were just part of Tuesday's research plan aboard the International Space Station.


Three humans are orbiting Earth today aboard the International Space Station following the return on Sunday of NASA's first commercial crew.


NASA and SpaceX mission managers met Thursday night and are proceeding, weather permitting, with the return to Earth of two astronauts.


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