• Space Station Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:37:28 +0000
    Off The Earth, For The Earth

    • Crew Prepares to Split Up While Researching Space Biology Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:37:28 +0000
      Half of the Expedition 57 crew is getting ready to depart International Space Station while the other half is getting used to life on orbit. Amidst those preparations, all six space residents are researching what microgravity does to their bodies while keeping the orbital lab in tip-top shape. Commander Alexander Gerst continues unpacking the Space …
    • Well Rested Crew Moves To Human Research, Departure Preps After Spacewalk Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:56:53 +0000
      The Expedition 57 crew were allowed to catch a few extra hours of sleep today after a lengthy spacewalk Tuesday by the two cosmonauts on board. They then went to work on a variety of microgravity science and lab maintenance aboard the International Space Station. Cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev performed routine maintenance on …
    • Russian Spacewalkers Complete Crew Vehicle Inspection Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:46:10 +0000
      Expedition 57 Flight Engineers Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos completed a spacewalk lasting 7 hours and 45 minutes. The two cosmonauts opened the hatch to the Pirs docking compartment to begin the spacewalk at 10:59 a.m. EST. They re-entered the airlock and closed the hatch at 6:44 p.m. EST. During the spacewalk, the …
    • Russian Spacewalkers Inspecting Crew Ship Today Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:01:12 +0000
      Expedition 57 Flight Engineers Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos began a spacewalk when they opened the hatch of the Pirs docking compartment of the International Space Station at 10:59 a.m. EST. Kononenko, on his fourth spacewalk today, is designated extravehicular crew member 1 (EV1), and is wearing a spacesuit bearing red stripes. Prokopyev, …
    • Russian Spacewalk at Station Live on NASA TV Now Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:58:20 +0000
      Expedition 57 Flight Engineers Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos are preparing to venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk at approximately 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 11. NASA Television coverage is now underway and available on the agency’s website. Over the course of about six hours, the duo will use …
    • Dragon Attached to Station, Returns to Earth in January Sat, 08 Dec 2018 15:41:17 +0000
      Three days after its launch from Florida, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was installed on the Earth-facing side of the International Space Station’s Harmony module at 10:36 a.m. EST. The 16th contracted commercial resupply mission from SpaceX delivers more than 5,600 pounds of research, crew supplies and hardware to the orbiting laboratory. Among the research it …
    • Dragon in the Grips of Robotic Arm, Installation Occurs Next Sat, 08 Dec 2018 12:31:09 +0000
      While the International Space Station was traveling about 250 miles over the Pacific Ocean north of Papua New Guinea, Expedition 57 Commander Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency) and Flight Engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor, captured the Dragon spacecraft at 7:21 a.m. EST using the space station’s Canadarm2 robotic arm. Ground controllers will now send commands to …
    • Dragon and Spacewalk Preps as New Crew Adapts to Space Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:48:33 +0000
      A Dragon is chasing the International Space Station today to be gracefully captured by a robotic arm early Saturday. The expanded Expedition 57 crew prepared for Dragon’s arrival while conducting science, spacesuit checks and a variety of other station activities. The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft has been orbiting Earth for one day now carrying over …
    • Dragon Launch Slips One Day as New Crew Moves In Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:08:46 +0000
      The launch of the SpaceX Dragon cargo vessel slipped one day to Wednesday at 1:16 p.m. EST with meteorologists forecasting 90% favorable weather for launch. Meanwhile, the newest crew members aboard the International Space Station are getting used to their new home in space. Dragon’s 16th mission to the orbital lab will deliver almost 5,700 …
    • NASA Astronaut Nick Hague Set for New Space Station Mission Mon, 03 Dec 2018 20:30:50 +0000
      At the post-launch news conference for the Expedition 58 crew, Roscosmos and NASA officials announced that NASA astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos, who were forced to abort their recent mission Oct. 11 to the International Space Station, are now scheduled to launch again Feb. 28, 2019, from the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. …
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