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International Space Station: November 2021



The evening of Monday, Nov. 29, NASA received a debris notification for the International Space Station.


Two NASA astronauts are preparing for a spacewalk on Tuesday to replace a faulty antenna system on the International Space Station.


The Space station is pictured from the SpaceX Crew Dragon


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


The five-ton Prichal docking module arrived at the International Space Station at 10:19 a.m. EST, propelled by a modified Russian Progress propulsion compartment.


Aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei, Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn and Kayla Barron and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Matthias Maurer shared their thoughts about spending Thanksgiving in orbit and the foods they plan to enjoy.


Two astronauts are checking out their gear today ahead of a spacewalk planned for the end of the month.


The International Space Station is gearing up for a new Russian docking module due to arrive on Friday.


At 11:01 a.m. EST, flight controllers on the ground sent commands to release the Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft from the Canadarm2 robotic arm after earlier detaching Cygnus from the Earth-facing port of the Unity module.


NASA and U.S. Space Command continue to monitor the debris cloud created by a recent Russian anti-satellite test.


NASA and U.S. Space Command continue to monitor the debris cloud created by a recent Russian anti-satellite test.


The ISS team continues to monitor the effects of a Russian satellite breakup that created sufficient debris and posed a conjunction threat to the ISS.


Orbital Debris Shelter-In-Place: The ISS team has been notified of a satellite breakup that may create sufficient debris to pose a conjunction threat to the ISS.


Crew-3 Launch/Dock: On Wednesday, November 10th at 8:03 PM CST, the Crew-3 Dragon Endurance lifted off from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center.


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


NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, Kayla Barron, and ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer arrived at the International Space Station at 6:32 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 11.


Today - ISS Reboost: US tracking sources identified a debris conjunction of concern yesterday with a Time of Closest Approach (TCA) approximately forty-six minutes after Crew-3 docking.


NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts are in orbit following their launch to the International Space Station on the third commercial crew rotation mission aboard the microgravity laboratory.


NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 Mission to the International Space Station is now scheduled to launch at at 9:03 p.m. EST on Wednesday, November 10.


NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts safely splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida Monday aboard the Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft, completing the agency's second long-duration commercial crew mission to the International Space Station.


Endeavour Crew Undock/Landing: The Crew Dragon vehicle, Endeavour, carrying Thomas Pesquet, Shane Kimbrough, Megan McArthur, and Aki Hoshide undocked from the ISS today at 1:05 PM CT and will splash down later this evening.


A pair of astronauts aboard the International Space Station studied advanced piloting controls using virtual reality today.


Thomas Pesquet: A unique aspect of space travel is that you can see your destination before you leave!


NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission now is targeting a return to Earth no earlier than 10:33 p.m. EST Monday, Nov. 8, with a splashdown off the coast of Florida.


Thomas Pesquet: It's been a fantastic ride and by now we're all ready to go home and reunite with our loved ones.


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


Four International Space Station astronauts continue packing their U.S. spacecraft as they plan for a return to Earth this month.


Human research and combustion science were the main focus of the Expedition 66 crew today.


Space experiments filled the Expedition 66 crew's day on Tuesday with a variety of physics research and science hardware maintenance on the schedule.


Thomas Pesquet: Pepper harvest! They say you shouldn't play with your food, but after six months with almost no fresh food, and living in weightlessness it is so hard not to be excited.


The seven Expedition 66 crew members living and working aboard the International Space Station focused on a variety of microgravity research today while preparing to split up this month.


An uncrewed Russian Progress 79 spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station's Zvezda module at 9:31 p.m. EDT, two days after lifting off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.


NASA is delaying the upcoming launch of the agency's SpaceX Crew-3 mission due to a minor medical issue involving one of its crew members.