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International Space Station: February 2021



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


Two NASA astronauts are getting their tools and spacesuits ready for Sunday's spacewalk to ready the International Space Station for new solar arrays.


The Expedition 64 crew members are revving up their spacewalk preparations as they juggle an array of advanced space science aboard the International Space Station today.


Today: Payloads - ISAAC (Integrated System for Autonomous and Adaptive Caretaking): The crew performed the Astrobee free flyer setup and installed the RFID Recon Reader onto the flyer and performed checkout steps to verify the ISAAC software.


The Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo spacecraft was berthed to the International Space Station's Earth-facing port of the Unity module at 7:16 a.m. EST Monday morning and subsequently bolted into place.


Christina Khodada, a research scientist working with the Exploration Research and Technology Programs, prepares containers Feb. 11, 2021, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE).


The Expedition 64 crew is making final preparations today for the arrival of a U.S. resupply ship while keeping up the momentum of space research.


The Expedition 64 crew is getting ready for next week's arrival of the Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply ship following its launch on Saturday.


Russia's ISS Progress 77 resupply ship delivered over a ton of nitrogen, propellant and oxygen early Wednesday morning to the International Space Station.


Today: Payloads - Three-dimensional Microbial Mapping of ISS Environment (3DMM): The crew performed surface collections in PMM and the Airlock.


The next rocket to launch a resupply ship to the International Space Station rolled out to its launch pad on the other side of the world this morning.


NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #AskNASA​ to talk to us.


The Expedition 64 crew continued setting up a new science and cargo airlock for operations today since its installation last year on the International Space Station.


A Russian resupply ship departed the International Space Station overnight as two more cargo missions get ready for their launch.


Two cargo rockets on opposite sides of the world are nearing their launch to resupply the Expedition 64 crew this month.


NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #AskNASA​ to talk to us.


Free-flying robotics and fluid physics dominated the research schedule aboard the International Space Station today.


The Expedition 64 crew turned its attention to science hardware today following Tuesday's harvest aboard the International Space Station.


Two spacewalkers and their assistants are winding down today following two spacewalks in less than a week.


NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover concluded their spacewalk at 1:16 p.m. EST, after 5 hours and 20 minutes.


Four Expedition 64 astronauts are going into the weekend preparing for a spacewalk on Monday for battery and high definition camera work.