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. […]

ISS-Bound NG-15 Cygnus Honors 'Hidden Figure' Katherine Johnson

@Astro_Soichi & @Astro_Illini are primed to grapple @NorthropGrumman’s #Cygnus & its load of cargo for @Space_Station early Monday morning […]

Expedition 64 Spacewalkers Complete ISS Upgrades, Battery Tasks

@Astro_Illini & @AstroVicGlover spent 5hr 20min outside @Space_Station, breezing through their “to-do” list…and more besides! […]

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. […]

CRS-21 Dragon Packed With Science, Ahead of Monday Return to Earth

@SpaceX #Dragon will return over 5,200 pounds (2,350 kg) of science results (and a many-times-used space suit) back home on Monday and into scientists’ hands in record-setting time. […]

SpaceX Launches 100th Successful Falcon 9 with CRS-21, ISS Docking Expected Monday

SpaceX CRS-21 heads to orbit atop Falcon 9 from Kennedy Space Center on Dec 6, 2020. Photo: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com

SpaceX has completed its 100th fully successful Falcon 9 launch, having triumphantly boosted the CRS-21 Dragon cargo ship on the first leg of its day-long journey to the International Space Station (ISS). The […]

NASA, SpaceX Watch Weather as Space Station Prepares for Dual-Dragon Ops

@NASA & @SpaceX are aiming to launch #CRS21 mission to @Space_Station at 11:39 a.m. EST Saturday, if the weather gods play ball. […]

Dragon Resilience Crew Discusses Falcon 9 Ride, Living in Space

#Crew1 astronauts @Astro_Illini, @AstroVicGlover, @Astro_Soichi & Shannon Walker talked about launch, bedroom arrangements & science as they settle into @Space_Station. […]

Dragon Resilience Docks at Space Station, Expands Expedition 64 to Seven Crew

@Space_Station now has a 7-person long-duration crew for the 1st time in its history, following smooth #Crew1 docking. @Astro_Illini, @AstroVicGlover, @Astro_Soichi & Shannon Walker will help to increase the station’s science utilization to 70hr per week. […]

SpaceX, NASA Launch Crew-1; First U.S. Crewed Night Launch in 10 Years

@SpaceX & @NASA have launched #Crew1 astros @Astro_Illini, @VicGlover, @Astro_Soichi & Shannon Walker to @Space_Station. Docking due on Monday night. […]