HURRICANE FLORENCE SEEN FROM ISS

Astronaut Ricky Arnold captured this view of Hurricane Florence on Sept. 10 as it churned in the Atlantic headed for the U.S. east coast. Credit: @Astro_Ricky

Hurricane Florence rages below in the earth’s atmosphere while business as usual continues aboard the International Space Station. The six Expedition 56 crew members started the workweek today with life science and spacesuit maintenance. Meanwhile, a typhoon and a hurricane captured the attention of mission managers and the crew alike. Commander Drew Feustel and Flight… Continue reading HURRICANE FLORENCE SEEN FROM ISS

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ROLES REVERSE ON SPACE STATION

NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold works on an experiment that extracts RNA from biological samples to help researchers decipher the changes in gene expression that take place in micro-gravity.

Roles reverse in this article with the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. To date, the number of advancements in research cannot be quantified. However, it is qualified. September is gearing up to be a very busy month aboard the International Space Station. The six Expedition 56 crew members are headlong in the first week… Continue reading ROLES REVERSE ON SPACE STATION

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