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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 May 2018 - Cygnus Launches Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 21 May 2018 - Cygnus Launches.

Orbital ATK's Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus cargo spacecraft lifted off at 4:44 a.m. EDT and is on its way to the International Space Station.


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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 18 May 2018 - Cygnus on the Launch Pad Video in Story

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NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 18 May 2018 - Cygnus on the Launch Pad.

The Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo craft that will resupply the Expedition 55 crew on the International Space Station rolled out to its launch pad Thursday night.

NASA Sends New Research on Orbital ATK Mission to Space Station

NASA Sends New Research on Orbital ATK Mission to Space Station Video in Story

Astronauts soon will have new experiments to conduct related to emergency navigation, DNA sequencing and ultra-cold atom research when the research arrives at the International Space Station following the 4:44 a.m. EDT Monday launch of an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft.


Science Launching to Space Station Looks Forward and Back

Science Launching to Space Station Looks Forward and Back

Some of the earliest human explorers used mechanical tools called sextants to navigate vast oceans and discover new lands.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 May 2018 - Cygnus Cargo Resupply Mission on Tap

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 17 May 2018 - Cygnus Cargo Resupply Mission on Tap Video in Story

The Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo craft that will resupply the Expedition 55 crew on the International Space Station rolled out to its launch pad Thursday night.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 May 2018 - Spacewalk Mission Complete

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 16 May 2018 - Spacewalk Mission Complete Video in Story

Expedition 55 Flight Engineers Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold of NASA completed the fifth spacewalk of this year at 2:10 p.m. EDT, lasting 6 hours, 31 minutes.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 May 2018 - Final Preparations for Tomorrow's Spacewalk

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 May 2018 - Final Preparations for Tomorrow's Spacewalk Video in Story

Two NASA astronauts are finalizing their preparations ahead of Wednesday morning's spacewalk to swap thermal control gear outside the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 May 2018 - Wednesday's Spacewalk Will be the ISS's 210th

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 14 May 2018 - Wednesday's Spacewalk Will be the ISS's 210th

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.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 May 2018 - Boosting the ISS to a Higher Orbit

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 May 2018 - Boosting the ISS to a Higher Orbit Video in Story

The International Space Station will be orbiting a little higher this weekend to prepare for the departure of three Expedition 55 crew members and the arrival of a new Russian cargo craft.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 May 2018 - VR Training for the Next Spacewalk

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 May 2018 - VR Training for the Next Spacewalk Video in Story

Two Expedition 55 Flight Engineers are using virtual reality and computer training today to prepare for next week's spacewalk at the International Space Station.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 May 2018 - Preparing for CubeSat Launches Scheduled for Friday

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 8 May 2018 - Preparing for CubeSat Launches Scheduled for Friday Video in Story

Today - Japanese Small Satellite Orbital Deployer 8 (J-SSOD#8): Today the crew depressurized and vented the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) Airlock in support of J-SSOD#8 operations this week. The launch of small satellites from the J-SSOD#8 deployers is planned for Friday, May 11th.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 May 2018 - Spacewalk Briefing Tomorrow

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 7 May 2018 - Spacewalk Briefing Tomorrow Video in Story

International Space Station officials will preview a pair of upcoming spacewalks live on NASA TV Tuesday. Meanwhile, Orbital ATK is getting its Cygnus resupply ship ready for launch in less than two weeks while the Expedition 55 crew focuses on biomedical studies today.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 May 2018 - SpaceX 14 Dragon Departure Preparation

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 May 2018 - SpaceX 14 Dragon Departure Preparation Video in Story

Today - SpaceX (SpX)-14 Dragon Departure Preparation: Early this morning, the crew completed re-packing of the Double Coldbags required for return of temperature-controlled items on Dragon.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 May 2018 - Preparing for the Next Spacewalk

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 3 May 2018 - Preparing for the Next Spacewalk Video in Story

The Expedition 55 crew members are getting their U.S. spacesuits and equipment ready for a spacewalk in two weeks. The Dragon cargo craft from SpaceX is nearly loaded with NASA science and gear ahead of its Saturday return to Earth.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 May 2018 - SpaceX Dragon Stays a Couple Extra Days

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 2 May 2018 - SpaceX Dragon Stays a Couple Extra Days

The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship's stay at the International Space Station has been extended until Saturday after unfavorable conditions were reported at the splashdown zone in the Pacific Ocean.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 May 2018 - Dragon Spacecraft Prepares for Return with Important Science Samples

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 May 2018 - Dragon Spacecraft Prepares for Return with Important Science Samples

The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship is packed with International Space Station hardware and scientific samples ready for return to Earth on Saturday.


NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 30 April 2018 - Freezing Science Samples for a Return to Earth

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 30 April 2018 - Freezing Science Samples for a Return to Earth

The Expedition 55 crew members are packing up the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft today for its return to Earth on Wednesday.



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