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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 January 2017

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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 January 2017.

Today: Extra-vehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Loop Scrub: Today, the crew configured EMUs 3006 and 3008 for loop scrubbing following last week's EVA.


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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 January 2017

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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 January 2017.

Today: Japanese-Small Satellite Orbital Deployer-6 (J-SSOD-6) Deployment: Today four deployers, holding six satellites, were grappled by the JEM Remote Manipulator System (JEMRMS) and deployed.

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 January 2017

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 13 January 2017

Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough from NASA and Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet from the European Space Agency concluded their spacewalk at 12:20 p.m. EST.


NASA ISS Space to Ground Report - 13 January 2017

NASA ISS Space to Ground Report - 13 January 2017 Video in Story

NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station.


International Space Station Spacewalkers Perform Ongoing Station Power Upgrades

International Space Station Spacewalkers Perform Ongoing Station Power Upgrades Video in Story

Outside the International Space Station, Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency conducted a spacewalk in U.S. spacesuits to upgrade the system for the 1A power channel of the orbital laboratory's starboard 4 (S4) truss solar arrays.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 January 2017

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 12 January 2017

Expedition 50 astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet are ready for their mission's second spacewalk (live) that starts Friday at 7 a.m. EST.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 January 2017

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Commander Shane Kimbrough is getting ready for his second spacewalk in a week to complete the upgrade of power systems on the International Space Station. He will be joined by Thomas Pesquet from the European Space Agency who will be conducting his first spacewalk.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 January 2017

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 January 2017 Video in Story

Orbital ATK has completed a significant mission milestone for NASA's next International Space Station cargo mission.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 6 January 2017

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Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough and Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson concluded their spacewalk at 1:55 p.m. EST.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 January 2017

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 5 January 2017

Two Expedition 50 astronauts are in final preparations for the first of two power maintenance spacewalks that starts Friday at 7 a.m. EST. Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson will stow and replace power gear during the first 6.5 hour spacewalk. The duo will work near the solar arrays on the starboard truss segment.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 January 2017

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 January 2017

The crew is getting ready for a pair of spacewalks scheduled for this Friday and next Friday to upgrade the International Space Station's power system. The two spacewalks will take place on the station's right-side, or starboard, truss structure to replace and install new power equipment.


NASA Holds News Briefing to Preview Space Station Spacewalk

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On January 4, NASA held a press briefing at Johnson Space Center in Houston to preview a pair of planned spacewalks which will perform a complex upgrade to the International Space Station's power system.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 January 2017

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In a remarkable demonstration of robotic prowess, ground controllers used the Canadian-built "Dextre" Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator over the weekend to install three new lithium-ion batteries in the International Space Station's 3A power channel Integrated Electronics Assembly (IEA) pallet on the starboard 4 truss.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 30 December 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 30 December 2016

The Expedition 50 crew aboard the International Space Station spent the week working on an array of science, maintenance and spacewalking preparation to close out 2016.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 29 December 2016

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Today: Fluid Shifts - Baseline Imaging: The first of three 49Soyuz subjects performed their Baseline Imaging measurements with assistance from both onboard operators and ground remote guiders.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 December 2016

NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 28 December 2016

Today: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Prep: The crew reviewed procedures for the upcoming S4 Battery EVA.


NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 27 December 2016

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Today: Fluid Shifts Dilution Measurements: The second of three 49S subjects completed their Flight Day 45 blood draw with assistance from a Crew Medical Officer (CMO) Operator in support of the first part of the Fluid Shift activities - Diultion Measurement.



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