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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WEEK IN REVIEW ON SPACE STATION

This week many US residents will be able to see ISS from their hometowns. The Gulf and eastern coasts of the United States feature prominently in this well-lit nighttime view of North America.

WEEK IN REVIEW ABOARD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION Week in review of activity on the International Space Station (ISS) has been nothing boring, to say the least. With another upcoming spacewalk planned, other maintenance and research continues without cessation. Next week, the schedule will remain full, as is usual. Let us begin with a notification… Continue reading WEEK IN REVIEW ON SPACE STATION

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ORBITAL LAB HOSTS SCIENCE RESEARCH

The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft is installed to the Harmony module’s Earth-facing port a few hours after it was captured by astronauts David Saint-Jacques and Nick Hague with the Canadarm2 robotic arm on May 6, 2019.

ORBITAL LAB WORK CONTINUES WITH NEW SCIENCE RESEARCH Orbital lab is abuzz with activity. The crew has been busy unpacking the Dragon supply ship after being secured to the Harmony module. Much of the work, outside of maintenance and other crew duties is continued research and experimentation in a multitude of areas. In short, the… Continue reading ORBITAL LAB HOSTS SCIENCE RESEARCH

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BUSY WEEK AT SPACE STATION

At the Mission Control Center in Houston, Expedition 59, busy flight controllers monitor the capture and berthing of the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft to the Harmony module of the International Space Station on May 6. Image Credit: NASA/Josh Valcarcel

BUSY WEEK ON THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION Busy have been the last few days aboard the space station. This article is a four-part recounting of published accounting activity of Expedition 59 crew members after the SpaceX launch of the Dragon resupply ship after a brief delay. Universal Digest is pleased to publish this content with… Continue reading BUSY WEEK AT SPACE STATION

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