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Expedition 48 is moving ahead with preparations for an upcoming spacewalk. New science also is under way aboard the International Space Station after being delivered last week.

The Expedition 48 crew is beginning work on new science delivered aboard the SpaceX Dragon space freighter. More cargo is also being unloaded from the new Russian Progress 64 resupply ship.

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

Today: Dragon Operations: The crew was scheduled to ingress and configure Dragon for on-orbit operations today, however, these tasks were completed yesterday.

The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was bolted into place on the Harmony module of the International Space Station at 10:03 a.m. EDT as the station flew about 252 statute miles over the California and Oregon border.

The SpaceX Dragon is chasing the International Space Station and the Expedition 48 crew is getting ready for its approach and capture Wednesday morning. This follows Monday evening's rendezvous and docking of the Progress 64 resupply ship from Roscosmos.

On July 20, two days after the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida ground controllers in Houston sent commands instructing the robot arm to install Dragon on the Earth-facing side of the station's Harmony module.

Traveling about 250 miles over Chile near the city of Santiago, the unpiloted ISS Progress 64 Russian cargo ship docked at 8:20 p.m. EDT to the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station.

A post-launch news conference was held July 18 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, following the launch of the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station.

A science, research and technology briefing was held July 17 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center to highlight the science experiments being delivered by SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft on its next mission to the International Space Station, as well as the research being conducted aboard the orbital laboratory.

Today: Mouse Epigenetics Setup Operations: The crew continued setting up for the Mouse Epigenetics experiment by refilling the Mouse Habitat Cage Unit with water, configuring the Glove Box, and gathering supplies to prepare for the investigation arriving on SpaceX-9.

A press briefing was held on July 16 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center to provide a prelaunch status update on the next SpaceX resupply mission to the International Space Station.

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the unpiloted ISS Progress 64 cargo ship launched at 5:41 p.m. Eastern time July 16 (3:41 a.m. Baikonur time on July 17), carrying three tons of food, fuel and supplies for the residents of the International Space Station.

A Russian Progress 64 (64P) cargo craft is getting ready for a Saturday launch to the International Space Station. A private U.S. space freighter, the SpaceX Dragon, is also getting prepared for a launch early Monday morning.

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

The Expedition 48 crew is getting ready for next week's arrival of a pair resupply ships. The station residents are also continuing space research benefitting life on Earth and future crews.

The newly-expanded Expedition 48 crew is preparing for next week's arrival of the ninth SpaceX mission. In the meantime, the International Space Station's newest trio is getting used to their new home in space and conducting science and maintenance with their crewmates.

Today: 47 Soyuz (47S) Docking - 47S successfully docked to the ISS at 11:06 PM CDT last Friday. The arrival of Expedition 48 crew members Anatoly Ivanishin, Takuya Onishi and Kate Rubins, the ISS will be in 6-crew operations until 46S return on September 6.

Following 34 orbits around the Earth aboard their upgraded Soyuz spacecraft, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos, and astronaut Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are scheduled to dock to the International Space Station at 12:12 a.m. EDT Saturday, July 9.

A few hours after docking to the International Space Station on July 9, Expedition 48-49 Soyuz Commander Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineers Kate Rubins of NASA and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency floated through the spacecraft's hatch.

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