EXPEDITION 49 FINISHES BUSY SEPTEMBER

Astronaut Kate Rubins works on an experiment inside the Microgravity Science Glovebox to finish a busy September aboard ISS.

The trio of astronauts aboard the International Space Station has just finished a very busy September of research, experiments and other activities. September was a busy month on the International Space Station filled with a wide variety of space research, a spacewalk, a crew departure and a test of the new BEAM module. One science… Continue reading EXPEDITION 49 FINISHES BUSY SEPTEMBER

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BEAM OPENS FOR TESTING

BEAM, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, is pictured installed on the Tranquility module and expanded to its full-size volume.

As other research and experimentation continue, BEAM is now open for testing at the Tranquility Module. BEAM, the new expandable module attached to the International Space Station, was opened up today for tests and equipment checks. The Expedition 49 crew also explored eating right in space, adapting to new technology and studied a variety of… Continue reading BEAM OPENS FOR TESTING

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SOUND EXPERIMENTS AND MORE ON ISS

The three Expedition 49 crew members measured noise levels on the International Space Station today and continued exploring how physical and organic phenomena are affected by weightlessness.

ISS CREW CONTINUES WITH SOUND, ORGANIC, MEDICAL, AND NEW TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH Expedition 49 astronauts aboard ISS (International Space Station) are conducting sound and organic research with new technology not previously used. With this technology they are also incorporating it into continued research in continued innovations on the space station. Please read below for the details.… Continue reading SOUND EXPERIMENTS AND MORE ON ISS

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FIRE AND WATER STUDIES BENEFITS

This sunrise is one of 16 the space station crew sees everyday aboard the space station while studies continue.

Aboard ISS (International Space Station), so few really are informed how many studies continue. The present Expedition 49 crew is constantly researching, learning, practicing, and preparing for all eventualities. Two different studies are under way on the International Space Station – one will observe how fuel burns in space while another is researching how medicine… Continue reading FIRE AND WATER STUDIES BENEFITS

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