NASA Video: Soyuz Travels to International Space Station

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This video shows the approach of the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft to the waiting International Space Station. On board Soyuz was the flight’s commander, Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, along with flight engineers Karen Nyberg and Luca Parmitano. The trio launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan less than six hours […]

Soyuz TMA-09M Crew Ready For Work After Record-Time Space Station Docking

The two halves of the Expedition 36 crew, with the Soyuz TMA-08M team at left and yesterday’s Soyuz TMA-09M voyagers at right. Seated are Pavel Vinogradov (left) and Fyodor Yurchikhin, with (left to right) Aleksandr Misurkin, Chris Cassidy, Luca Parmitano, and Karen Nyberg standing. Photo Credit: NASA

Three new residents for the International […]

NASA Discusses Details of Spacewalk to Fix ISS Coolant Leak

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The Expedition 35 crewmembers and International Space Station (ISS) ground controllers are working on plans to conduct an Extra-Vehicular Activity, or EVA, in hopes of correcting an ammonia leak on the space station, said NASA managers in a press conference today.

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Space Station Cooling Unit Springs Leak

A cooling unit on the International Space Station has sprung a leak. This could cause some systems on the ISS to be shut down, but should pose no risk to the crew. Photo Credit: NASA

According to reports on Space Safety Magazine, the International Space Station (ISS) has sprung a leak in a […]

Expedition 35 Crew Members Complete Extensive Spacewalk

Photo Credit: Roscosmos

Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) completed a 6-hour, 38-minute spacewalk today at 4:41 p.m. EDT. Russian Flight Engineers Pavel Vinogradov and Roman Romanenko, members of the Expedition 35 crew, stepped outside of the orbiting laboratory to deploy and retrieve a variety of scientific experiments on the outside […]

NASA Image Turns Solar Arrays Into Art

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This close-up picture of a Zvezda Service Module array reflecting bright rays of the Sun, and thus creating an artistic scene, was photographed April 3 by one of the Expedition 35 crew members as part of an External Survey from International Space Station windows—recently added to the crew’s task list.

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