MEMBERS OF CREW READY FOR SPACEWALK

Expedition 59 Flight Engineers Christina Koch of NASA and Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos ready a pair of Russian Orlan spacesuits inside the Pirs docking compartment’s airlock.

CREW MEMBERS READY FOR WEDNESDAY SPACEWALK Members of the International Space Station are readying for tomorrow’s spacewalk. Two cosmonauts will embark on a maintenance task-solving mission. Meanwhile, the SpaceX Dragon supply ship is being packed with science experiments and gear for its return to earth soon. Station Readies for Spacewalk, Begins Packing Dragon With Science… Continue reading MEMBERS OF CREW READY FOR SPACEWALK

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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IN SPACE

The aurora australis, also known as the “southern lights,” is pictured as the International Space Station orbited 264 miles above the Indian Ocean south of the Australian island state of Tasmania.

IT IS A BUSY HOLIDAY ABOARD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION Memorial Day weekend is filled with science activity on the International Space Station (ISS). This article details the events occurring below. In anticipation of the upcoming spacewalk, the Russian Oclar spacesuits are being readied for use. Space Biology, Physics and Suit Checks Start Memorial Weekend… Continue reading MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IN SPACE

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DNA, PHYSICS AND ROBOTICS ON ISS

NASA astronaut Nick Hague of Expedition 59 sequences DNA samples for a study exploring how increased exposure to space radiation impacts crew health.

SCIENCE RESEARCH, PHYSICS AND ROBOTICS ARE HIGH-FLYING ON ISS DNA research is underway while other crew members prepare for the next spacewalk. Advanced physics and robotics work has taken a lot of effort aboard the space station, as well. Today, The Russian Progress cargo ship boosted ISS to a higher altitude in preparation for the… Continue reading DNA, PHYSICS AND ROBOTICS ON ISS

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MIDWEEK IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH ON ISS

This oblique nighttime view of Western Europe and the well-lit coasts (from left) of Spain, France and Italy was taken from the International Space Station as it orbited 256 miles above the Mediterranean Sea.

SCIENCE RESEARCH AND SPACEWALK PREPS CONTINUE ON ISS Midweek immunology research and preparations for the next spacewalk continue on the International Space Station. The space laboratory has been a very busy place in a number of areas. This article covers the latest research and its benefits for humanity in the near future. Midweek Immunology Research… Continue reading MIDWEEK IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH ON ISS

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