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In this 30-minute special, NASA Commentator Lori Meggs at the Marshall Space Flight Center takes a look back at many of the research accomplishments in 2014 and speaks with NASA managers about the future of the orbiting laboratory

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

Three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth Wednesday after 169 days of science and technology research in space, including a record 82 hours of research in a single week, which happened in July.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 9 September 2014

Today: Change of Command Ceremony: The Change of Command Ceremony occurred at the end of the crew day today in preparation for return of the 38S Crew tomorrow. ISS CDR Swanson, handed over to Expedition 41 CDR Suraev. Undock tomorrow is scheduled at 6:01pm CDT with landing at 9:23pm CDT.

The reins of the International Space Station were passed from NASA's Steve Swanson to Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) during a ceremony on the orbital outpost on Sept. 9.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 8 September 2014

Today: Energy: Flight Engineer (FE)-6 Gerst continued taking urine samples and eating a special diet over the weekend for the Energy investigation. FE-5 Wiseman also collected urine samples as the control subject.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 5 September 2014

Today: NanoRacks CubeSat Deployers (NRCSD): Utilizing the JEM Remote Manipulator System (JEMRMS), Ground controllers performed an emergency stop shake test on the NRCSD. No deployments were observed during this time.

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

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 4 September 2014

Today: NanoRacks CubeSat Deployers: Additional attempts to launch CubeSats from deployers #4, 7, and 8 were made overnight without success.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 3 September 2014

Today: NanoRacks CubeSat Deployers: Overnight, ground teams attempted deployment of three undeployed launchers (#4, 7, 8) without success. Additional deploy attempts are being planned this evening.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 2 September 2014

Skin-B: Commander (CDR) Swanson conducted his last Skin-B data collection using the Tewameter probe to measure the skin barrier function; the Visioscan Camera to measure skin surface topography; and the Corneometer probe to measure skin hydration.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 29 August 2014

Today: FLame Extinguishment Experiment (FLEX)-2 Operations: Flight Engineer (FE)-5 Wiseman removed the Combustion Integration Rack (CIR) alignment guides which isolated the rack, allowing ground teams to conduct another FLEX-2 test point via ground commanding.

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

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 28 August 2014

Today: Robonaut Leg Installation: Commander (CDR) Swanson attached Robonaut's mobility legs to the torso.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 27 August 2014

Today: Robonaut Leg Installation: Commander (CDR) Swanson temporarily removed the Robonaut front and side torso panels, backpack, and kidney panel in preparation for tomorrow when he will attach the torso and mobility legs.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 26 August 2014

Today: Robonaut Assembly: Commander (CDR) Swanson set up Robonaut and powered up the hardware to allow the ground team to start a six hour power soak.

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 25 August 2014

Today: NanoRacks Inadvertent Deploy: On Saturday, ground teams observed the inadvertent deploy of two Cosmogia CubeSats from Deployer #5 of the NanoRack Cubesat Deployer (NRCSD).

NASA ISS On-Orbit Status 22 August 2014

Today: NanoRack Cubesat Deployer (NRCSD) Operations Status: Overnight, the ground team was unsuccessful in their attempt to deploy four Cosmogia Dove CubeSats from deployers #7 and #8 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.

Today: NanoRack Cubesat Deployer (NRCSD) Operations: Last night, ground controllers were unsuccessful in their attempt to deploy four Cosmogia Dove CubeSats via the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) Remote Manipulator System (JEMRMS) from deployers #4 and #5.

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