VISION, SCIENCE AND BEAM WORK

Vision research is underway while work on the BEAM module continues.

Vision experiments and other science research is underway while the International Space Station crew continue work on the BEAM (Bigelow Expandable Activity Module) module. Science and research, along with continued expansion of activities aboard a fixed-size space station is always and issue. More CubeSats were ejected from the International Space Station today to demonstrate and… Continue reading VISION, SCIENCE AND BEAM WORK

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BEAM PREPPED FOR CARGO AND SPACE

While BEAM is being prepped for more cargo storage, this image shows a cubesat deployer launching from the KIBO module.

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module is now being prepped to contain future cargo shipments. As activities continue to grow aboard the International Space Station, more space is needed to accommodate flexibility in the contained environment. An experimental module attached to the International Space Station is being prepared for upcoming cargo operations. Tiny research satellites were… Continue reading BEAM PREPPED FOR CARGO AND SPACE

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PACKING DRAGON AND BEAM CHECKS ON ISS

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are pictured packing up gear inside the International Space Station.

Aboard the International Space Station NASA astronauts were packing the Dragon spaceship for its earth return. Meanwhile, science experiments and maintenance applications are constantly completed to improve human living conditions aboard ISS. Radiation protection is one of the ongoing issues of which to contend and overcome, as stated below in this article. The Expedition 52… Continue reading PACKING DRAGON AND BEAM CHECKS ON ISS

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NASA COVERAGE OF ASTRONAUT SPACEWALK

Astronauts Thomas Pesquet and Shane Kimbrough are seen during a pre-breathe exercise before starting a spacewalk with NASA coverage on Jan. 13, 2017.

With over two weeks of preparation, two astronauts with NASA TV coverage conduct an extensive spacewalk outside the International Space Station. The following article comprises a series of articles over the last two days written by NASA’s Mark Garcia. Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space… Continue reading NASA COVERAGE OF ASTRONAUT SPACEWALK

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