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International Space Station: September 2021



Four pepper plants growing in the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) aboard the International Space Station have sprouted several flowers in the past week since NASA astronaut Megan MacArthur shared photos of some of the first flowers blooming.


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


A 3D virtual reality camera that filmed Sunday's spacewalk has been returned to the inside of the International Space Station.


A variety of robotics work took place today aboard the International Space Station to teach students programming skills and ready a science module for a new robotic arm.


Two International Space Station crew members have had their stay onboard the orbiting lab extended to nearly a year.


The Expedition 65 crew is back on microgravity research aboard the International Space Station today after kicking off September with three spacewalks in less than two weeks.


Thomas Pesquet: My first spacewalk without Shane is a wrap, more than happy to be with Aki though!


Thomas Pesquet: Stranges shapes but not #CropArt: sometimes beauty is closer than 400 km below, as illustrated by the Russian service module's solar panels in close-up.


Two Expedition 65 astronauts are getting ready for a Sunday spacewalk to modify the International Space Station's power system.


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


Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov of Roscosmos concluded their spacewalk at 6:16 p.m. EDT after 7 hours and 25 minutes.


Most often, communications delays between the International Space Station crew and ground are nearly unnoticeable as they are routed from one Tracking and Data Relay Satellite to another as the station orbits about 250 miles above Earth.


Megan McArthur @Astro_Megan Space Chile update: they're blooming🌸! I'm grinning!


Two Expedition 65 cosmonauts will soon exit the International Space Station for the second spacewalk in less than week to continue configuring a Russian science module. Meanwhile, two astronauts are gearing up for another spacewalk, while the rest of the crew conducts space research and lab maintenance.


Thomas Pesquet: Pyotr in the blue stripes doing his stuff at the base of the MLM module on the first spacewalk. They were connecting power and ethernet cables.


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


Two cosmonauts will exit the International Space Station on Friday to begin powering up the new Russian science module.


The Expedition 65 crew continued unloading a variety of cargo including rodents from the SpaceX Cargo Dragon today.


The Expedition 65 crew is unpacking brand new science experiments that arrived Monday when the SpaceX Cargo Dragon docked to the International Space Station.