View of NASA astronaut Drew Feustel is pictured inside a U.S. spacesuit for a fit check verification ahead of a pair of spacewalks.

View astronauts in a work-a-day world above the world. As ever-more complex activities continue aboard ISS the following article details the progress underway. While they continue preparations and fittings for the next spacewalk, they are also preparing for the next Cygnus cargo ship arrival. The Expedition 55 crew on board the International Space Station has… Continue reading VIEW ASTRONAUTS IN WORK STATIONS

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The four busy astronauts who comprise the six-member Expedition 55 crew pose for a portrait inside the International Space Station. They are (clockwise from bottom right) NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold, Scott Tingle and Drew Feustel and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Norishige Kanai.

Busy astronauts ready themselves for the next spacewalk and Scott Tingle supplies another ‘Captain’s Log’ for earth review. Veteran astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel will embark on the 210th spacewalk Wednesday at the International Space Station to swap out thermal control gear. The experienced spacewalkers have a combined 10 spacewalks between them with Feustel… Continue reading BUSY ASTRONAUTS ABOARD ISS

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Increase the orbit of ISS is underway of spacewalk and crew landing. The six-member Expedition 55 crew poses inside the Harmony module which links both the Japanese Kibo and the European Columbus laboratory modules. In the bottom row from left, are Soyuz MS-08 crew members Drew Feustel, Ricky Arnold and Oleg Artemyev. In the top row from left, are Soyuz MS-07 crew members Anton Shkaplerov, Scott Tingle and Norishige Kanai.

Increase of ISS orbit is underway in advance of spacewalk and crew landing. The increase of research activity aboard the space station is rendering results that will purport the continued space exploration process. The International Space Station will be orbiting a little higher this weekend to prepare for the departure of three Expedition 55 crew… Continue reading INCREASE SPACE STATION ORBIT

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The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship stocked with supplies approaches the International Space Station before its capture on April 4, 2018 as both spacecraft begin an orbital pass off the southern coast of Namibia then northwest across the continent of Africa.

Stocked with supplies and science research is a constant effort that continues aboard the International Space Station. Including maintenance and materials stocked for standard operations is also a continued, scheduled task on the space station. It is a meticulous procedure, at best. There can be little mistake on how these tasks are carried out. Importance… Continue reading STOCKED WITH SCIENCE AND SUPPLIES

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