SEE ASTRONAUT SPACEWALK

Japanese astronaut Takuya Onishi gets the U.S. spacesuits ready that NASA astronauts Jeff Williams and Kate Rubins will wear Thursday during a spacewalk. Credit: NASA TV

Astronaut 6.25 hour spacewalk was just completed aboard ISS (International Space Station). NASA astronauts Jeff Williams and Kate Rubins are ready for Thursday morning’s spacewalk scheduled to begin at 8:05 a.m. EDT and last 6.5 hours. The duo will retract and cover an out-of-service thermal control radiator, tighten struts on a solar array rotary joint… Continue reading SEE ASTRONAUT SPACEWALK

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ISS ORBITS OVER HURRICANES

(From left) Hurricanes Lester, Madeline and Gaston are seen from the International Space Station on Aug. 30. Credit: NASA Johnson YouTube

Spectacular photos of three hurricanes on earth were taken from the International Space Station. Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins are two days away from their second spacewalk in as many weeks. The duo are reviewing the tasks they will perform outside the International Space Station for 6.5 hours of maintenance work beginning… Continue reading ISS ORBITS OVER HURRICANES

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SECOND SPACEWALK SCHEDULED

Astronaut Jeff Williams is pictured Aug. 19 during a spacewalk to install an international docking adapter.

A Second Spacewalk Is Scheduled One Week Before Williams Returns To Earth Aboard Soyuz Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins are going back outside the International Space Station Thursday morning for their second spacewalk in less than two weeks. The duo will retract and cover a thermal control radiator no longer being used… Continue reading SECOND SPACEWALK SCHEDULED

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DRAGON COMPLETES MISSION

The SpaceX Dragon splashed down on time off the Pacific coast of Baja Calfornia completing its ninth cargo mission. This photograph of Baja California and the Mexican coastline was taken Aug. 22, 2016 from the International Space Station.

Mission 48 science, technology, and cargo return is successfully completed. SpaceX’s Dragon cargo craft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 11:47 a.m. EDT, approximately 326 miles west of Baja California, marking the end of the company’s ninth contracted cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA. Following splashdown, Dragon will be recovered… Continue reading DRAGON COMPLETES MISSION

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