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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.

Soyuz Flying Over Seoul at Night

Featured near the center of this night photograph, taken by one of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station, is Seoul, South Korea.

Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency watches the April 20 approach of the SpaceX Dragon to the International Space Station, as photographed by one of the Expedition 39 crew members onboard the orbital outpost.

Close Up View As Soyuz Arrives

The Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft's docking probe is seen just after separation from the International Space Station.

SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth

SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 3:05 p.m. EDT Sunday, in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 300 miles west of Baja California, returning more than 3,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science samples from the International Space Station.

Expedition 39 Crew Returns to Earth

Three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) returned to Earth Tuesday after 188 days in space, during which they orbited Earth more than 3,000 times and traveled almost 79.8 million miles.

The UK Space Agency has launched an exciting competition for school children between the ages of 7 and 14 to design a British-inspired, balanced and exciting meal for British ESA astronaut Tim Peake to eat during his 6 month mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

On Sunday, April 20, 2014, the Expedition 39 crew aboard the International Space Station welcomed nearly two-and-a-half tons of supplies and scientific payloads to the station with the arrival of the third SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo spacecraft.

Monday's launch attempt of the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft, loaded with nearly 5,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station's Expedition 39 crew, was scrubbed due to a helium leak on the Falcon 9 first stage. The next launch opportunity would be Friday, April 18 at 3:25 p.m. EDT if the issue can be resolved.

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