Results tagged “ISS”

Preparing MISSE For Flight

Christina Khodada, a research scientist working with the Exploration Research and Technology Programs, prepares containers Feb. 11, 2021, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE).

Taking Selfies In Orbit

NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins points his camera, insulated from the harmful environment of space, toward his spacesuit helmet's reflective shield and takes an out-of-this-world "space-selfie" during a spacewalk he conducted with fellow NASA astronaut Victor Glover (out of frame).

The HUNCH - High school students United with NASA to Create Hardware - Program has expanded its partnership opportunities to the Dade County, Georgia, school system in Trenton.

This view from one of seven windows on the cupola shows an orbital sunrise as the International Space Station orbited 260 miles above the Pacific Ocean.

By capsule, helicopter, boat, plane, and car, space station science experiments are about to make a first of a kind journey back to researchers on Earth.

Using The Life Sciences Glovebox

NASA astronaut and Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins works inside the Life Sciences Glovebox (LSG) servicing engineered heart tissue samples for the Cardinal Heart study that seeks to understand space-caused cell and tissue abnormalities. The LSG is located inside Japan's Kibo laboratory module.

NASA astronaut and Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Michael Hopkins checks on radish plants growing for the Plant Habitat-02 experiment that seeks to optimize plant growth in the unique environment of space and evaluate nutrition and taste of the plants.

JAXA astronaut Sochi Noguchi is pictured inside the newly arrived SpaceX Cargo Dragon vehicle wearing personal protective equipment.

Pandemic Comfort Food In Space

Look closely: Wasabi peas, Ocean Spray Crasins, apricots, French's yellow mustard, Smuckers strawberry jam, and of course, Sriracha sauce - with Huggies velcroed on the wall to clean up astro faces after eating.

A U.S. and a Russian spacecraft are pictured docked to the International Space Station as it orbited above the Pacific Ocean southwest of Baja California.

Expedition 64 Commander Sergey Ryzhikov and Flight Engineer Sergey Kud-Sverchkov are seen during a spacewalk on the International Space Station's Zarya module.

The SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience successfully docked to the International Space Station at 11:01 p.m. EST Monday, transporting NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi.

Offworld Voting

@NASA_Astronauts From the International Space Station: I voted today -- Kate Rubins

After 196 days living and working in Earth's orbit aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy returned from his third space mission Wednesday, Oct. 21, with cosmonauts Ivan Vagner and Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos.

On Board The S.S. Kalpana Chawla

Astronaut Chris Cassidy is pictured inside the S.S. Kalpana Chawla

Soyuz MS-16 Docked To The ISS

The Soyuz MS-16 crew ship is pictured docked to the International Space Station's Poisk module.

During her first mission to space and to the International Space Station, Kate Rubins became the first person to sequence DNA in space.

Orbital View Of Southeastern U.S. At Night

The night lights of the southeastern U.S. are pictured as the International Space Station orbited over the Gulf of Mexico.

The International Space Station was orbiting above North America when an Expedition 63 crew member, looking from northeast to southwest, photographed the Rocky Mountains running from Canada and into the United States.

Sunrise casts long shadows over a cloudy Philippine Sea as the International Space Station orbited off the coast of the Philippines northeast of Manila.

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