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. […]

Crew-2 Launches, Takes Aim on Space Station for Saturday Arrival

Crew-2 astronauts @astro_kimbrough, @Astro_Megan, @aki_hoshide & @thom_astro are on their way to @Space_Station, following Friday morning launch aboard Dragon Endeavour. […]

SpaceX Set to Launch Crew-2 for NASA on Friday Morning

A new crew will travel to @Space_Station tomorrow, as @astro_kimbrough, @Astro_Megan, @Aki_Hoshide & @Thom_astro ride Dragon Endeavour uphill on her 2nd flight. […]

Expedition 65 Begins, as Soyuz MS-17 Trio Return Safely to Earth

As @Astro_Kate7 lands from 185-day mission, her next mission as a member of the Artemis Team gains traction, with @SpaceX picked as Human Landing System (HLS) provider. […]

Short-Notice Vande Hei, Russian Crewmates Head to Space Station

An international crew of 2 Russian cosmonauts & @Astro_Sabot launched early Friday. Ahead lie multiple months of science, spacewalks & a bigger @Space_Station. […]

A Decade of Chumps: NASA's 2009 Astronaut Class Chalks Up Ten Years of Space Experience

“Chump” Kjell Lindgren gazes out of the multi-windowed cupola on the International Space Station (ISS), during his 4.5-month increment in July-December 2015. Lindgren is today backing up both the first and second piloted flights of the SpaceX Crew Dragon. Photo Credit: NASA

Ten years ago, this week, nine American men and women from the […]

U.S.-Japanese Spacewalking Team Wraps Up Replacement of Canadarm2 'Hands'

Astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Norishige Kanai spent five hours and 57 minutes outside the International Space Station (ISS) on U.S. EVA-48. Photo Credit: NASA/Twitter

The spectacular sight of the Sun rising from behind the limb of the Home Planet was closely mirrored by the “circle of the Sun” on the sleeve of […]

Spacewalkers Vande Hei and Tingle Service Space Station Robotic Arm

Scott Tingle became the 222nd human to perform an Extravehicular Activity (EVA) on Tuesday, 23 January. His spacewalk with Mark Vande Hei lasted seven hours and 24 minutes and successfully replaced the Latching End Effector (LEE)-B on Canadarm2. Photo Credit: NASA/Twitter

A pair of fiftysomething fathers labored for seven hours and 24 minutes […]

Three Spacefarers from Three Nations Prepare for Four-Month Mission to Space Station

Soyuz MS-07 crew consists of Commander Anton Shkaplerov (center), with Scott Tingle (right) as Flight Engineer-1 and Norishige Kanai (left) as Flight Engineer-2. Photo Credit: NASA/Twitter

Three spacefarers from the United States, Russia and Japan gathered at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas, yesterday (Wednesday, 11 October), to discuss their upcoming […]

Record-Setting Marine Corps Spacewalker Leads Ambitious EVA-45 at Space Station

Randy Bresnik (with red stripes) and Mark Vande Hei totaled six hours and 26 minutes during Tuesday’s U.S. EVA-45. Photo Credit: NASA/Sergei Ryazansky/Twitter

The U.S. Marine Corps is celebrating a new service record today, after Expedition 53 Commander Randy “Komrade” Bresnik—a retired colonel—became the service’s most seasoned spacewalker. Having already become the first […]