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. […]

Crew-1 Arrives in Florida, Targets 14 Nov Launch

The Space Coast has welcomed #Crew1 #Resilience astronauts @Astro_Illini, @VicGlover, @Astro_Soichi & Shannon Walker […]

NASA, SpaceX Target 14 Nov for Crew-1 Dragon Launch

The Crew-1 astronauts, now scheduled to fly no sooner than 14 November, consist of (from left) Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins and Soichi Noguchi. Photo Credit: NASA

Expedition 64 crew members Sergei Ryzhikov, Sergei Kud-Sverchkov and Kate Rubins must wait a little longer before their International Space Station (ISS) increment expands to full, […]

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 […]