As the International Space Station boosts its orbit for the upcoming crew return to earth on June 2, 2017, the Expedition 51 crew members share a meal inside the Unity module. From left are Flight Engineers Oleg Novitskiy, Fyodor Yurchikhin and Jack Fischer and Commander Peggy Whitson.

As the space station boosts its orbit today, science research continues onward. In addition, Peggy Whitson continues her record-breaking space endurance record. The International Space Station raised its orbit today to get ready for a June crew departure. The first of two orbital reboosts comes just a week after two new crew members arrived to… Continue reading SPACE STATION BOOSTS ORBIT

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