NEW HD CAMERAS ON ISS

The new HD (high-definition) video camera installed during Thursday’s spacewalk is now in service and providing better external views.

View the new HD (High-Definition) cameras now active on the International Space Station. Two astronauts are cleaning up after a spacewalk while a pair of cosmonauts are getting a Soyuz spacecraft ready for departure after the Labor Day weekend. On the ground, three new crew members are preparing for a launch to the International Space… Continue reading NEW HD CAMERAS ON ISS

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SEE ASTRONAUT SPACEWALK

Japanese astronaut Takuya Onishi gets the U.S. spacesuits ready that NASA astronauts Jeff Williams and Kate Rubins will wear Thursday during a spacewalk. Credit: NASA TV

Astronaut 6.25 hour spacewalk was just completed aboard ISS (International Space Station). NASA astronauts Jeff Williams and Kate Rubins are ready for Thursday morning’s spacewalk scheduled to begin at 8:05 a.m. EDT and last 6.5 hours. The duo will retract and cover an out-of-service thermal control radiator, tighten struts on a solar array rotary joint… Continue reading SEE ASTRONAUT SPACEWALK

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ISS ORBITS OVER HURRICANES

(From left) Hurricanes Lester, Madeline and Gaston are seen from the International Space Station on Aug. 30. Credit: NASA Johnson YouTube

Spectacular photos of three hurricanes on earth were taken from the International Space Station. Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins are two days away from their second spacewalk in as many weeks. The duo are reviewing the tasks they will perform outside the International Space Station for 6.5 hours of maintenance work beginning… Continue reading ISS ORBITS OVER HURRICANES

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SECOND SPACEWALK SCHEDULED

Astronaut Jeff Williams is pictured Aug. 19 during a spacewalk to install an international docking adapter.

A Second Spacewalk Is Scheduled One Week Before Williams Returns To Earth Aboard Soyuz Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins are going back outside the International Space Station Thursday morning for their second spacewalk in less than two weeks. The duo will retract and cover a thermal control radiator no longer being used… Continue reading SECOND SPACEWALK SCHEDULED

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