• Space Station Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:40:47 +0000
    Off The Earth, For The Earth

    • Fertility, DNA Studies and Disease Therapy Research on Station Today Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:40:47 +0000
      The Expedition 56 crew members continued their work Friday on more fertility research and microbe studies aboard the International Space Station. They also worked on science gear for a study seeking advanced therapies for diseases such as Alzheimer’s and diabetes. Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor examined biological samples for the Micro-11 fertility …
    • Today’s Research Explores How Space Impacts Life and Physics Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:42:00 +0000
      The six orbital residents living aboard the International Space Station worked on a broad array of advanced space experiments and research gear today. Today’s life science research included exploring fertility, extracting DNA from microbes and studying how the heart adapts to living in space. The crew also researched space physics observing magnetic fields, exploring the …
    • Mid-week Cancer Study and Emergency Drill Fill Station Schedule Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:42:49 +0000
      Cancer and rodent studies were on the crew’s timeline today to help doctors and scientists improve the health of humans in space and on Earth. The crew also conducted an emergency drill aboard the International Space Station. Flight Engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor examined endothelial cells through a microscope for the AngieX Cancer Therapy study. The new …
    • Station crew investigates quality of space-faring life with studies on cabin air, food systems Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:46:50 +0000
      Today, Expedition 56 crewmates balanced work on science investigations in between housekeeping duties aboard the International Space Station. The crew retrieved samplers as part of the Aerosol Sampling Experiment that had been deployed the day before in Nodes 1 and 3. After connecting them to chargers, they were redeployed for a second round of sampling. …
    • Astronauts Release U.S. Spacecraft Completing Cargo Mission Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:57:30 +0000
      Expedition 56 Flight Engineers Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency) and Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA commanded the International Space Station’s Canadarm2 robotic arm to release the Cygnus cargo spacecraft at 8:37 a.m. EDT. At the time of release, the station was flying 253 miles above the Southeastern border of Colombia. Earlier, ground controllers used …
    • Cancer, Fertility Research and Cargo Work Fill Crew Schedule Thu, 12 Jul 2018 19:35:59 +0000
      The Expedition 56 crew members explored a variety of microgravity science today potentially improving the lives of people on Earth and astronauts in space. The orbital residents are also unpacking a new resupply ship and getting ready for the departure of another. Cancer research is taking place aboard the International Space Station possibly leading to …
    • Crew Unpacking New Cargo, Researching Life Science Before Sunday Ship Departure Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:39:53 +0000
      Expedition 56 crew members are transferring cargo in and out of U.S. and Russian cargo ships today. Two astronauts are also planning to release a U.S. resupply ship on Sunday ending its mission at the International Space Station. Astronauts Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Alexander Gerst were back inside the SpaceX Dragon today unloading science gear and …
    • Cargo Ships and Cancer Research Keeps Orbital Lab Humming Tue, 10 Jul 2018 21:07:33 +0000
      Russia’s Progress 70 (70P) cargo craft delivered nearly 5,700 pounds of crew supplies and station cargo to the International Space Station on Monday less than four hours after launch. Meanwhile, the U.S. Cygnus resupply ship from Northrop Grumman tested its ability to boost the orbital laboratory’s altitude today. Monday’s arrival of the Russian resupply craft …
    • Cargo Craft Docks to Station After Short Trip Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:38:15 +0000
      Traveling about 250 miles over the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand, the unpiloted Russian Progress 70 cargo ship docked at 9:31 p.m. EDT to the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station. For more information about the current crew and the International Space Station, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/station.
    • Lift Off of a Same-Day Cargo Delivery to the Space Station Mon, 09 Jul 2018 22:13:08 +0000
      Carrying almost three tons of food, fuel, and supplies for the International Space Station crew, the unpiloted Russian Progress 70 cargo craft launched at 5:51 p.m. EDT (3:51 a.m. July 10 in Baikonur) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. At the time of launch, the International Space Station was flying about 250 miles over southwest …
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