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International Space Station: January 2022



ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer testing the Bioprint FirstAid experiment by German Aerospace Center, DLR.


Cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov (left) and Pyotr Dubrov (right) work to outfit the Nauka multipurpose laboratory module during a seven-hour and 11-minute spacewalk.


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


The Expedition 66 crew split its research schedule between space botany and life science aboard the International Space Station today.


Space agriculture dominated the research schedule aboard the International Space Station today to learn how to sustain long-term crews far beyond low-Earth orbit.


A U.S. resupply ship completed its 24th International Space Station cargo mission after returning to Earth on Monday afternoon. Meanwhile, back in space the Expedition 66 crew had hearing tests while working on a myriad of orbiting lab and science maintenance tasks.


SpaceX's upgraded Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 4:05 p.m. EST off the Florida coast, marking the return of the company's 24th contracted cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA


The five astronauts representing the Expedition 66 crew had an off-duty day on Friday while the two cosmonauts continued their post-spacewalk activities.


Roscosmos cosmonaut and Expedition 66 Commander Anton Shkaplerov (upper right) works outside the Nauka multipurpose laboratory module during a spacewalk that lasted seven hours and 11 minutes.


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


A U.S. resupply ship will wait at least one extra day to undock from the International Space Station while being packed with critical research samples for return to Earth.


Cosmonauts (from left) Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov are pictured in their Russian Orlan spacesuits.


Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov of Roscosmos concluded their spacewalk at 2:28 p.m. EST after 7 hours and 11 minutes.


Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov of Roscosmos concluded their spacewalk at 2:28 p.m. EST after 7 hours and 11 minutes.


In view of the of the ISS Expedition 66 Russian spacewalk #51 to outfit the Nauka Multipurpose Laboratory Module.


The Expedition 66 crew is getting ready for a spacewalk on Wednesday while packing a U.S. resupply ship for its departure on Friday.


NASA astronaut and Expedition 66 Flight Engineer Kayla Barron sets up an AstroBee robotic free flyer with an experimental audio sensor for the SoundSee Mission experiment.


Today: Payloads: Analyzing Interferometer for Ambient Air-2 (ANITA-2): The crew assisted with the initial power-up of the ANITA-2 system by closing switches and adjusting a video camera to monitor the unit.


Fresh chile peppers are pictured growing inside the International Space Station's Advanced Plant Habitat shortly before being harvested.


The Expedition 66 crew is wrapping up the work week continuing its Russian spacewalk preparations while packing a U.S. resupply ship for departure next week.


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


Living long-term in microgravity affects every aspect of the human body and the eyes are no exception.


In one week the first spacewalk of 2022 is set begin at the International Space Station.


The Nanoracks Bishop Airlock is the first permanent, commercial addition to the International Space Station (ISS) infrastructure.


The International Space Station is gearing up for the departure of a U.S. resupply ship and a Russian spacewalk next week.


The Expedition 66 crew kicked off Monday promoting space agriculture and observing how the human cell adapts to weightlessness.


In the process of the construction and routine maintenance of the Chinese Space Station, the manipulator of the Chinese Space Station plays a significantly important role that can accomplish some key tasks, such as transposition docking, daily maintenance, and auxiliary extravehicular activities.


The International Space Station Archaeological Project is the first archaeological study of a human habitat in space.


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


Biology and agriculture were the dominant research themes aboard the International Space Station on Thursday.


Space biology work and science hardware maintenance and were the main research goals for the Expedition 66 crew aboard the International Space Station on Wednesday.


Crew Dragon proficiency checks were on the schedule for a pair of NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Tuesday.


Mini-EUSO is a telescope launched on board the International Space Station in 2019 and currently located in the Russian section of the station.


The five astronauts and two cosmonauts of Expedition 66 started the first work week of 2022 researching microgravity science, reviewing Crew Dragon emergency procedures and ramping up for a spacewalk.


As the International Space Station enters its third decade of continuous human presence, the impact of microgravity research conducted there keeps growing.


NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced today the Biden-Harris Administration's commitment to extend International Space Station (ISS) operations through 2030.


Today - Payloads: 4BCO2 (Four Bed CO2) Scrubber: A crewmember performed sampling of CO2 effluent from the Four Bed CO2 Scrubber.


As we wrap up the year, celebrate the achievements of NASA's Johnson Space Center in 2021.