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    • Cosmonauts Wrap Up Russian Spacewalk for Science Work Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:06:01 +0000
      Expedition 56 Flight Engineers Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos have completed a spacewalk lasting 7 hours and 46 minutes. The two cosmonauts opened the hatch to the Pirs docking compartment to begin the spacewalk at 12:17 p.m. EDT. They re-entered the airlock and closed the hatch at 8:03 p.m. EDT. During the spacewalk, …
    • Cosmonauts Working Outside Station for Russian Spacewalk Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:20:06 +0000
      Expedition 56 Flight Engineers Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos began a spacewalk when they opened the hatch of the Pirs docking compartment of the International Space Station at 12:17 p.m. EDT. Artemyev will be designated extravehicular crew member 1 (EV1) for the spacewalk wearing the Russian Orlan spacesuit with red stripes. Prokopyev …
    • Watch Russian Spacewalk Broadcast Live on NASA TV Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:16:11 +0000
        Expedition 56 Flight Engineers Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos are preparing for their exit from the station’s Pirs docking compartment airlock at approximately 11:58 a.m. EDT. The spacewalk is planned to last about six hours outside of the International Space Station‘s Russian segment. The primary objectives during the spacewalk will be to …
    • Crew Preps for Russian, U.S. Spacewalks While Juggling Space Research Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:29:51 +0000
      The Expedition 56 crew is getting ready for a spacewalk Wednesday outside the International Space Station’s Russian segment. Meanwhile, the orbital residents continued apace with space science and preparation for a pair of September spacewalks. Two cosmonauts will suit up inside their Orlan spacesuits and exit the Pirs airlock Wednesday at 11:58 a.m. EDT for …
    • Station Gears Up for Spacewalk During Advanced Science Work Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:07:22 +0000
      Two Expedition 56 cosmonauts packed a Russian resupply ship today before preparing for Wednesday’s spacewalk. The other four International Space Station crew members worked on a variety of space science experiments and lab maintenance duties. Cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev are loading a Progress 69 (69P) cargo craft with trash ahead of its departure …
    • Crew Ends Week With Spacesuit Checks, Sat Competition and Japan Cargo Mission Preps Fri, 10 Aug 2018 14:54:57 +0000
      A pair of cosmonauts are going into the weekend preparing for the seventh spacewalk this year from the International Space Station. The rest of the Expedition 56 crew set up a student satellite competition, made space for a cargo mission and checked combustion experiment gear. Cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev are getting ready for …
    • Health, Physics Research During Preps for Spacewalk and Japan Cargo Mission Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:55:10 +0000
      The Expedition 56 crew members explored how human health and physical processes are affected off the Earth today. The orbital residents are also configuring the International Space Station for a Russian spacewalk next week and a Japanese cargo craft mission in September. A long-running human research study is helping doctors understand the impacts of microgravity …
    • Student Games, Navigation Research as Cancer Study Wraps Up Tue, 07 Aug 2018 17:01:57 +0000
      The six-member Expedition 56 crew was busy Tuesday juggling science hardware maintenance and a variety of research work. The orbital residents are also helping students contribute to space research and testing an ancient navigation technique. A cancer study wrapped up last week and astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor stowed the life science gear today used during operations …
    • Cosmonauts Get Suits Ready for Next Spacewalk as Rest of Crew Relaxes Mon, 06 Aug 2018 16:53:54 +0000
      Two Expedition 56 cosmonauts are getting ready for a spacewalk set for next week as the rest of the International Space Station crew took the day off. A Russian cargo craft is also poised to take out the trash and depart the orbital lab at the end of the month. Cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey …
    • Dragon Ends Stay at Station, On Its Way Home Fri, 03 Aug 2018 19:41:07 +0000
      Robotic flight controllers released the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station’s robotic arm at 12:38 p.m. EDT, and Expedition 56 Serena Auñon-Chancellor of NASA is monitoring its departure. Dragon’s thrusters will be fired to move the spacecraft a safe distance from the station before SpaceX flight controllers in Hawthorne, California, command its deorbit …
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