Expedition 63 Crew Eyes Mid-Week Return to Earth

@Astro_SEAL, @ivan_mks63 & Anatoli Ivanishin are set to return to Earth next week, wrapping up 196-day #Expedition63 on @Space_Station. […]

Expedition 63 Returns to Six-Crew Strength With Soyuz MS-17 Arrival on Station

Soyuz MS-17 approaches docking at the International Space Station (ISS), a mere three hours and three minutes after launch. Photo Credit: NASA TV

For the first time in six months, six astronauts and cosmonauts will eat dinner together tonight aboard the International Space Station (ISS), following Wednesday’s safe launch and record-speed arrival of Soyuz […]

Rubins, Crewmates Primed for Six-Month ISS Expedition (Part 2)

@Astro_Kate7, Sergei Ryzhikov & Sergei Kud-Sverchkov are just a day away from becoming the 100th human crew to launch towards the International Space Station. […]

Rubins, Crewmates Primed for Six-Month ISS Expedition (Part 1)

Birthday girl @Astro_Kate7, plus #SoyuzMS17 crewmates Sergei Ryzhikov & Sergei Kud-Sverchkov are primed to launch to @Space_Station on Wednesday, 14 October. […]

Kate Rubins Prepares for Birthday Ride to Space Station

When @Astro_Kate7 launches to the @Space_Station on Wednesday, she’ll become only the 5th American (and 1st woman) to ride a rocket to space on her birthday. […]

Rubins, Crewmates Discuss Upcoming Space Station Mission

Kate Rubins, pictured inside the station’s Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) during her Expedition 48/49 increment in 2016. Photo Credit: NASA

The candles will burn brightly for Kate Rubins’ next birthday. When the PhD cancer biologist-turned-astronaut hits 42 on 14 October, she will be serenaded by the blazing engines of a Soyuz-2.1a booster as […]