Full Day of Therapy and Research for Crew

Full day for Expedition 52 crew members. Fyodor Yurchikhin (left) and Jack Fischer are seen working inside the Zvezda service module. A pair of Expedition 52 astronauts from NASA aboard the International Space Station today explored how microgravity causes bone loss in space. The commander from Roscosmos also worked on life support maintenance tasks throughout… Continue reading Full Day of Therapy and Research for Crew

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RUSSIAN ROCKET MISSION TO ISS

The Russian Progress 67 cargo craft launch ascends to space after a flawless launch Wednesday from Kazakhstan. Credit: Roscosmos Carrying more than three tons of food, fuel, and supplies for the International Space Station crew, the unpiloted ISS Progress 67 cargo craft launched at 5:20 a.m. EDT (3:20 p.m. local time in Baikonur) from the… Continue reading RUSSIAN ROCKET MISSION TO ISS

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NEW BOTANY AND HUMAN STUDIES BEGIN

While Botany and Human Science experiments begin, the Progress 67 rocket rolls out Sunday to its launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Credit: Roscosmos

Botany and human science studies begin aboard the International Space Station while the 3-person crew ready themselves for the next Progress 67 (67P) supply ship launch. The Expedition 52 crew of two NASA astronauts and one Roscosmos cosmonaut is in its second week aboard the International Space Station. Also, as one station resupply ship completed… Continue reading NEW BOTANY AND HUMAN STUDIES BEGIN

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SCIENCE AND NEW CREW ORIENTATION

Commander Peggy Whitson works on an experiment in the Microgravity Science Glovebox, a facility suited for working with and containing liquids, particles and hazardous materials.

Science experimentation and new crew orientation is becoming the norm aboard the International Space Station. The Expedition 51 crew reviewed Friday‚Äôs spacewalk today and researched how the human body adapts to microgravity. At the Johnson Space Center, three future International Space Station crew members introduced themselves live on NASA TV. Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack… Continue reading SCIENCE AND NEW CREW ORIENTATION

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