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    • Crew Studies How Space Affects Time Perception, Exercise and Eyesight Today Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:37:35 +0000
      Quite a wide variety of science activities took place today aboard the International Space Station exploring time perception, exercise and eyesight. The Expedition 56 crew members also worked on station plumbing, stowed satellite deployer gear and checked out communications gear. Two-time station resident Alexander Gerst started his morning helping doctors understand how living in space …
    • New Satellite, Space Research and Cargo Missions Fill Crew Agenda Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:09:02 +0000
      The International Space Station deployed a satellite this morning to demonstrate the potential of removing space junk. Back inside the orbital lab, the Expedition 56 crew explored space physics, studied human research and conducted an emergency drill. A new satellite was deployed into space today from outside the Japanese Kibo laboratory module. Officially named the …
    • Crew Packs Up on Science and Cleans Up After Spacewalk Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:24:42 +0000
      The Expedition 56 crew‘s schedule is full of space science today as cleanup continues after last week’s spacewalk. The International Space Station’s three newest crew members also brushed up on their safety skills. Biology and physics were just part of the microgravity research taking place aboard the orbital laboratory today. NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor started …
    • Spacewalkers Complete HD Camera Installation Work Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:01:55 +0000
      Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold of NASA completed the sixth spacewalk at the International Space Station this year at 2:55 p.m. EDT, lasting 6 hours, 49 minutes. The two astronauts installed new high-definition cameras that will provide enhanced views during the final phase of approach and docking of the SpaceX Crew Dragon and Boeing Starliner commercial …
    • Astronauts Begin Sixth Spacewalk at Station This Year Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:08:21 +0000
      Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold of NASA switched their spacesuits to battery power at 8:06 a.m. EDT, signifying the official start of today’s planned six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station. Watch the spacewalk live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Arnold, embarking on his fifth spacewalk, is extravehicular crew member 1 (EV1). His spacesuit has red stripes, and views from …
    • Watch Veteran Spacewalkers Live on NASA TV Now Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:29:43 +0000
      NASA Television and the agency’s website have begun the broadcast of today’s spacewalk. Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold of NASA are preparing to exit the International Space Station to make improvements and repairs to the orbiting laboratory. The spacewalk is scheduled to begin about 8:10 a.m. EDT and last about six-and-a-half hours. Newly arrived …
    • NASA TV Set to Broadcast Spacewalk Live on Thursday Wed, 13 Jun 2018 22:58:05 +0000
      Veteran NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel will head outside the International Space Station just after 8 a.m. EDT Thursday to begin a planned six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk. Live coverage will be available on NASA Television and the agency’s website beginning at 6:30 a.m. During Thursday’s spacewalk, Feustel and Arnold will install new cameras to provide high-definition views of spacecraft …
    • Crew Huddles Up Before Spacewalk as Science Continues Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:02:54 +0000
      The Expedition 56 astronauts huddled together today finalizing preparations for Thursday’s spacewalk to ready the International Space Station for commercial crew vehicles. The crew members also managed to squeeze in some human research and physics experiments today. Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold went over their spacewalk procedures again today with fellow crew …
    • Two NASA Astronauts Set to Go on Their Third Spacewalk This Year Tue, 12 Jun 2018 16:53:35 +0000
      Correction, June 14, 2018:  This post has been updated to clarify the timing of the first uncrewed test missions, which are planned for later this year. NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel are set to go on their third spacewalk together this year on Thursday at the International Space Station. Their new Expedition 56 crewmates Serena …
    • Expedition 56 Greets Three New Crew Members Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:39:20 +0000
      Three new Expedition 56 crew members were welcomed aboard the International Space Station today. Hatches between the space station and Soyuz opened at 11:17 a.m. EDT, marking the arrival of Expedition 56 Flight Engineers Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA, Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency), and cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos. The Soyuz MS-09 carrying …
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