Category: International Space Station

NASA Updates Astronaut Assignments for Boeing Starliner Test Flight Mission to the Space Station

NASA will fly two astronaut test pilots aboard the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test mission to the International Space Station, where they will live and work off the Earth for about two weeks. […]

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NASA Postpones SpaceX Cargo Mission to Space Station, Astronauts to Conduct Spacesuit Work

NASA and SpaceX are standing down from this week’s Falcon 9 launch of the CRS-25 cargo mission to the International Space Station. Officials from NASA and SpaceX met today to discuss an issue identified over the weekend and the best path forward. […]

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NASA to Pick Next Generation of Artemis Mission Spacesuits for Moonwalking, Spacewalking

NASA will announce on June 1, that the company, or companies, selected to move forward in developing the next generation of spacesuits for Artemis missions at the Moon and the International Space Station during an event at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. […]

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Boeing Starliner Lands in New Mexico After First Visit to International Space Station

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner landed at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico Wednesday, May 25 at 6:49 p.m. EDT — completing the final phase of its Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2). […]

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NASA Astronauts Welcome Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner Uncrewed Spacecraft to International Space Station

Astronauts living aboard the International Space Station opened the hatch for the first time to Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft at 12:04 p.m. EDT Saturday, May 21, on uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2. […]

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SpaceX’s 25th Cargo Resupply Mission to International Space Station Set June 7

Liftoff of the cargo Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for 11:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday, June 7, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is SpaceX’s 25th cargo resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station. […]

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NASA’s SpaceX Dragon Crew-3 Successfully Undocks from International Space Station

The SpaceX Dragon Endurance spacecraft with NASA astronauts Kayla Barron, Raja Chari, and Tom Marshburn, as well as ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer inside undocked from the forward port of the International Space Station’s Harmony module at 1:20 a.m. EDT to complete a nearly six-month science mission. […]

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NASA, SpaceX Axiom Mission 1 Undocking Postponed to Sunday, International Space Station Undergoes Reboost

At the conclusion of a weather briefing ahead of today’s planned undocking, NASA, Axiom Space, and SpaceX teams elected to wave off today’s undocking attempt due to a diurnal low wind trough which has been causing marginally high winds at the splashdown sites. […]

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NASA Prepares for Undocking, Departure of Axiom Mission 1 From Space Station April 23

NASA will provide live coverage of the undocking and departure of the Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1) prior to its return to Earth from the International Space Station. […]

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NASA Prepares for Launch of SpaceX Crew-4 Mission to the International Space Station

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 mission sending astronauts to the International Space Station is targeted for 5:26 a.m. EDT Saturday, April 23, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Crew Dragon spacecraft, dubbed by Crew-4 as Freedom, is scheduled to dock at the space station at 6 a.m. Sunday, April 24. […]

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Expedition 67 Astronauts Prepare for Russian Spacewalks Outside Space Station April 18

NASA will provide coverage of spacewalks Monday, April 18, and Thursday, April 28, as Russian cosmonauts venture outside the International Space Station to activate a new robotic arm attached to the Nauka module. […]

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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 Astronauts to Discuss Time On International Space Station April 15

As they prepare to return to Earth later this month, NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts will answer media questions about their time aboard the International Space Station during an in-orbit news conference at 1:20 p.m. EDT Friday, April 15. […]

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NASA’s Expedition 66 Crew to Conduct Two Spacewalks to Upgrade Space Station Starting March 15

Crew members from International Space Station Expedition 66 will conduct two spacewalks Tuesday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 23, to continue upgrades to the orbiting laboratory. […]

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NASA HISTORY: Astronaut, Pilot Victor Glover Assigned to First Mission to ISS Onboard SpaceX Crew Dragon

Astronaut Victor Glover was assigned to the first mission to the International Space Station onboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon, during an event on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. […]

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Launch of Axiom Mission 1 Set March 30, First-Ever Private Astronaut Space Station Mission

The launch of Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1), the first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station is targeted for 2:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 30, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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NASA Announces Biden-Harris Administration to Extend International Space Station Operations Through 2030

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced today the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to extend International Space Station operations through 2030 and to work with our international partners in Europe, Japan, Canada, and Russia to enable the continuation of the groundbreaking research being conducted in this unique orbiting laboratory through the rest of this decade. […]

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IMAGE OF THE DAY: The International Space Station Crewed with Seven Astronauts Transits the Sun

This composite image made from seven frames shows the International Space Station, with a crew of seven onboard, in silhouette as it transits the Sun at roughly five miles per second, Friday, June 25, 2021, from near Nellysford, Va. […]

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NASA Selects ‘Axiom Space’ for Second Private Astronaut Mission to International Space Station

NASA has selected Axiom Space for the second private astronaut mission to the International Space Station. NASA will negotiate with Axiom on a mission order agreement for the Axiom Mission 2 (Ax-2) targeted to launch between fall 2022 and late spring 2023. […]

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