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NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch, and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos joined NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Expedition 59 commander Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency aboard the International Space Station when the hatches between the Soyuz spacecraft and the orbiting laboratory officially opened at 11:07 p.m. EDT.

The last full day of Expedition 58--before the launch, docking and consolidation of crews to become Expedition 59--was mostly spent on housekeeping items for the continued, successful operation of the International Space Station.

As the Soyuz MS-12 that will carry the Expedition 59 crew to the International Space Station Thursday was erected on the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 58 resumed research and routine maintenance after their off-duty day Monday.

SpaceX's Crew Dragon returned to Earth with a splash in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida's eastern shore at 8:45 a.m. EST, completing an end-to-end flight test to demonstrate most of the capabilities of its crew transportation system to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

The SpaceX Crew Dragon's hatch is closed and the stage is set for the Commercial Crew Program's first undocking and return to Earth Friday.

Vice President Mike Pence and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine called up to the Expedition 58 crew today.

Aboard the space station, NASA astronaut Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency, and Russian cosmonaut and Expedition 58 commander Oleg Kononenko opened the hatch between the Crew Dragon and the orbital laboratory at 8:07 a.m. EST.

The Expedition 58 crew continued filming in virtual reality onboard the International Space Station today.

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

The three residents onboard the International Space Station today worked with a diverse array of science hardware.

Wednesday saw the Expedition 58 crew explore the inner workings of the human body in space and maintain cooling systems aboard the International Space Station.

The Expedition 58 crew explored space exercise and checked out biology hardware today aboard the International Space Station.

Spacesuit work, robotic assistants as well as exercise and biology studies took up the majority of the Expedition 58 crew's schedule on Monday.

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft was released from the Canadarm2 at 11:16 a.m. EST and has departed the International Space Station.

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

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus space freighter is just a day away from completing its tenth mission to the International Space Station. The Expedition 58 crew is training today for Cygnus' robotic release on Friday and preparing it for one more mission afterward.

The astronauts onboard the International Space Station continued exploring today how living in space affects their minds and bodies. The Expedition 58 crew also researched fluid physics and prepared a resupply ship for its departure.

The Expedition 58 crew participated in a suite of psychological, biomedical and physics experiments today. The orbital residents are also getting ready to send off a U.S. cargo craft on Friday.

The Expedition 58 astronauts explored time perception and tested a wearable body monitor aboard the International Space Station today.

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

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