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NASA's ISS-RapidScat wind-watching scatterometer, which is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station no earlier than Sept. 19, will be the first science payload to be robotically assembled in space since the space station itself.

Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (left, red stripes) and Oleg Artemyev, both Expedition 40 flight engineers, attired in Russian Orlan spacesuits, participate in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA).

Stunning Orbital Sunset

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman tweeted this photo from the International Space Station on Tuesday morning, Sept. 2, 2014. "My favorite views from #space - just past #sunrise over the ocean," the Expedition 40 astronaut tweeted.

Video: Preparing ATV-5 Georges Lemaitre

This time-lapse video shows the ATV-5 Georges Lemaitre loading process and its integration on the Ariane 5 launcher before its transfer and launch to the International Space Station from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on 29 July 2014.

Watching Cygnus Re-enter From Orbit

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station recorded this image of the Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus cargo carrier spacecraft breaking up in Earth's atmosphere.

Deploying Cubesats From the ISS

In the grasp of the Japanese robotic arm, the CubeSat deployer releases a pair of NanoRacks CubeSat miniature satellites.

Italy As Seen From Orbit

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station, flying 225 nautical miles above Earth, recorded this image over southern Italy on Aug. 13, 2014.

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station photographed this nighttime image showing city lights in at least half a dozen southern states from some 225 miles above the home planet.

ATV Georges Lemaitre Approaches the ISS

A portion of the International Space Station's Zvezda Service Module with the newly attached "Georges Lemaitre" Automated Transfer Vehicle-5 (ATV-5) is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member onboard the station.

A full moon is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member on the International Space Station.

A Spacesuit Waits

Photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member, an empty Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit is pictured near the gallery in the Unity node of the International Space Station.

In a flawless demonstration of technology and skill, ESA's fifth and final ATV, Georges Lemaitre, docked with the International Space Station today, fixing itself firmly for a six-month resupply and reboost mission.

A Cygnus Alone In The Dark

Surrounded by the blackness of space, the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft is photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member onboard the International Space Station during rendezvous and capture operations.

Looking Out of the Cupola

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the Earth-orbiting International Space Station recorded this image from inside the Cupola approximately 225 nautical miles above Polynesia.

Working In the Cupola

In the International Space Station's Cupola, NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, Expedition 40 commander; and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst (background), flight engineer, practice grapple procedures with the Canadarm2 in preparation for the upcoming arrival of the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft.

A team of international researchers has discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars.

Combustion Research on the ISS

In the International Space Station's Destiny laboratory, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, Expedition 40 flight engineer, sets up the Combustion Integrated Rack (CIR) for more ground-commanded tests.

Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo craft launched from Wallops Flight Facility on the Orbital-2 mission -- the company's second operational resupply mission to the International Space Station, under its Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station recorded this nearly vertical image of the Taranaki region on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island on May 31, 2014.

More than 200 middle and high school students from the Peninsula and surrounding school districts in Virginia spent the last year designing projects that could make living in space a little easier for astronauts aboard the International Space Station, or ISS.

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