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Expedition 42 Commander Barry Wilmore of NASA, and Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova of the Russian Federal Space Agency landed their Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft in Kazakhstan at approximately 10:07 p.m. EDT. Russian recovery teams are helping the crew exit the Soyuz vehicle and adjust to gravity after their stay in space.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 10 March 2015

Expedition 42 Commander Barry Wilmore handed over control of the International Space Station to NASA astronaut Terry Virts in a Change of Command Ceremony today.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 9 March 2015

Expedition 42 crew members Barry Wilmore, Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova are two days away from ending their stay aboard the International Space Station. The trio is packing gear and cleaning crew quarters as they prepare to undock in their Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft Wednesday at 6:44 p.m. EDT and land in Kazakhstan at 10:07 p.m.

See the highlights of recent research conducted on the International Space Station during February.

Astronauts Terry Virts and Samantha Cristoforetti were in the U.S. Quest airlock conducting airflow monitor tests, measurements and calibrations. The tests were part of the Airway Monitoring experiment that is looking for possible indicators of airway inflammation in astronauts during spaceflight.

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

The Expedition 42 crew completed the deployment of numerous nanosatellites while also preparing for the departure of a Soyuz crew. The six-member crew also worked on advanced microgravity research and the upkeep of their orbital laboratory and home.

Soyuz TMA-14M Commander Alexander Samokutyaev and Flight Engineer Elena Serova are counting to their departure March 11 with Expedition 42 Commander Barry Wilmore.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 3 March 2015

As a pair of astronauts cleans up their spacesuits after completing a set of spacewalks, more nanosatellites were deployed from Japan's Kibo lab module. The International Space Station also raised its orbit Tuesday morning to set the stage for the upcoming crew departure.

Today: Crew Off Duty Day: The USOS crew was off duty following yesterday's successful Extravehicular Activity (EVA).

NASA astronauts Terry Virts and Barry Wilmore ended their spacewalk at 12:30 p.m. EST with the repressurization of the Quest airlock.

Outside the International Space Station, Expedition 42 Commander Barry Wilmore and Flight Engineer Terry Virts of NASA conducted their third spacewalk in eight days March 1 to install antennas and communications gear that will be used to provide rendezvous and navigational information to visiting vehicles approaching the complex in the future, including the new U.S. commercial crew vehicles.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 27 February 2015

Today: NanoRack Cubesat Deployer (NRCSD) Operations: The ground started a series of deployments of CubeSats from the NRCSD via the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) Remote Manipulator System (JEMRMS).

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

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 26 February 2015

Today: Post Extravehicular Activity (EVA) 30 Activities: All 3 USOS crew members participated in an EVA debrief to discuss yesterday's EVA. Wilmore and Virts completed routine post EVA medical exams.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 25 February 2015

Today: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) 30: Wilmore and Virts egressed the airlock at 5:51am CST. During the 6 hour, 43 minute EVA they accomplished the following objectives:

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 24 February 2015

Today: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #30 Preparation: The USOS crew members made final preparations for the tomorrow's EVA. Today, they reviewed the detailed EVA timeline and translation paths, completed an EVA tool audit, and configured the equipment lock.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 23 February 2015

Today: Drain Brain: Cristoforetti set up the Human Research Facility (HRF) Pulmonary Function System (PFS) and initiated hardware warm-up in support of Drain Brain Plethysmography measurement.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 21 February 2015

Today: Extravehicular Activity (EVA) 29: Wilmore and Virts accomplished all International Docking Adapter (IDA) Cable Deploy objectives associated with EVA 29 within a Phased Elapsed Time (PET) of 6 hours 41 minutes.

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