Crew Medical Issue Delays Spacewalk to Prepare for New Solar Arrays

@Aki_Hoshide & @Astro_Sabot must wait a little longer for their #spacewalk @Space_Station, due to a crew medical issue. […]

Kimbrough, Pesquet Wrap Up Solar Array Upgrades With Third iROSA Spacewalk

Expedition 65 spacewalkers @Astro_Kimbrough & @Thom_astro have wrapped up their 3rd EVA in 9 days to complete the installation/activation of new @BoeingSpace solar arrays on @Space_Station. […]

Astronauts to Conduct Wednesday Spacewalk to Upgrade Lab on ISS

@Astro_Illini & @AstroVicGlover will perform 6.5hr spacewalk on Wednesday to upgrade @ESA #Columbus lab & prepare for new solar arrays. […]

The Bringer of Power: Remembering STS-97, OTD in 2000

As @NASA celebrates #SpaceStation20th anniversary, we look back on STS-97, the mission which turned @Space_Station from just another big spacecraft into one of the brightest objects in the sky. […]

Behnken, Cassidy Ready for Final Battery Spacewalks, Get-Aheads

Two seasoned spacewalkers are primed & ready for to complete the last ISS battery swaps this week. […]

Spacewalkers Wrap Up Battery Work, Prepare for Future Upgrades

Today’s 6h 1m ISS EVA resembled “Route 66” for Expedition 63 astronauts Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken. […]

Spacewalking Heavyweights Smoothly Complete S-6 Battery Swap

Expedition 63 Commander Chris Cassidy (right) and Flight Engineer Bob Behnken both completed their seventh career EVAs on Friday, 26 June. Photo Credit: NASA

Two of the United States’ most seasoned spacewalkers have completed the replacement of batteries in one of two power channels on the far-starboard S-6 truss segment on the International Space […]

NASA Outlines Upcoming Spacewalks; Crew Dragon Return NET Aug 2

Expedition 63 Commander Chris Cassidy (left) and Flight Engineer Bob Behnken work with Extravehicular Mobility Units (EMUs) in the Quest airlock. Photo Credit: NASA

Two U.S. astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday to begin the homestretch in a three-year-plus sequence of spacewalks to remove outdated nickel-hydrogen batteries from the […]

Cassidy, Behnken Primed for Spacewalks at Month's End

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken will conduct two spacewalks at the end of this month to continue upgrading power systems at the International Space Station. Photos: NASA

With the U.S. Operational Segment (USOS) of the International Space Station (ISS) newly replenished to three members, following the recent arrival of Dragon Endeavour crewmen Doug […]

'Full Power for Full Science': Remembering STS-119, Ten Years On

The International Space Station (ISS), as it appeared in March 2009, as shuttle Discovery departed at the end of STS-119. The S-6 truss and its two sets of solar array wings are visible at the far right of frame. Photo Credit: NASA, via Joachim Becker/SpaceFacts.de

Ten years ago, this month, the crew of […]