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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DRAGON IS LOADED AND READY

The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship is pictured attached to the Harmony module a few days after its arrival in July.

The Dragon supply ship has proven its metal with continued, on the ready supply ship. To note, SpaceX successfully retrieved its last flight’s booster rocket on a floating landing pad. The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship is getting ready to return to Earth Friday morning loaded with gear and a variety of science for analysis. Another… Continue reading DRAGON IS LOADED AND READY

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UPCOMING SPACESHIP DEPARTURE

An astronaut works to install an international docking adapter during a spacewalk on Friday before upcoming spaceship departures.

Astronauts relax aboard ISS (International Space Station) to prepare for spaceship departure for return to earth this coming Friday. Three astronauts are relaxing today after a spacewalk on Friday and weekend cleanup work. Meanwhile, a pair of spacecraft will be departing the International Space Station over the next two weeks. NASA astronauts Jeff Williams and… Continue reading UPCOMING SPACESHIP DEPARTURE

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SPACEWALK TODAY NEW COVERAGE ISS

Astronaut Jeff Williams is conducting the fourth spacewalk of his career. Astronaut Kate Rubins is conducting her first spacewalk. Credit: NASA TV

HISTORY IS MADE TODAY WITH THE EXPEDITION 48 SPACEWALK TO INSTALL A COMMERCIAL DOCKING PORT Two NASA astronauts switched their spacesuits to battery power this morning at 8:04 a.m. EDT aboard the International Space Station to begin a spacewalk planned to last some six and a half hours. Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight… Continue reading SPACEWALK TODAY NEW COVERAGE ISS

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