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  • Spacewalker Dmitry Kondratyev

    Cosmonauts Perform 28th Russian Space Station Spacewalk

    02.16.11 - For the second time in less than a month, two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Feb. 16 to install a pair of earthquake and lightning sensing experiments and to retrieve a pair of spacecraft material evaluation panels.

  • HTV2 is attached to the Harmony module by the station’s robotic arm

    Crew Attaches Japanese Resupply Vehicle to Station

    01.27.11 - Expedition 26 Flight Engineers Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli used the station’s robotic arm to attach the unpiloted Japanese Kounotori2 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV2) to the Earth-facing port of the Harmony module of the International Space Station.

  • The Kounotori2 H-II Transfer Vehicle launches aboard an H-IIB rocket

    Japanese Resupply Vehicle Launches to Station

    01.22.11 - The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launched the Kounotori2 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV2) aboard an H-IIB rocket from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan.

  • Expedition 26

    Share the International Space Station with Friends and Family this Holiday Season

    Getting into the holiday spirit, NASA’s Scott Kelly and Cady Coleman and Europe’s Paolo Nespoli beamed down their holiday greetings to share with everyone on Earth.

  • Expedition 26

    New Expedition 26 Trio Arrives at Station

    New Expedition 26 crew members Dmitry Kondratyev, Catherine Coleman and Paolo Nespoli docked to the Rassvet mini-research module Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at 3:12 p.m. EST.

  • Expedition 26 Flight Engineer Catherine Coleman

    New Expedition 26 Trio Blasts Off Toward Station

    A new trio of Expedition 26 flight engineers blasted off Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:09 p.m. EST (1:09 a.m. Thursday, Baikonur time).

  • Expedition 25 Returns Home

    Expedition 25 Returns Home

    11.26.10 - Expedition 25 Commander Doug Wheelock and Flight Engineers Shannon Walker and Fyodor Yurchikhin safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft on the Kazakhstan steppe on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, wrapping up a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

  • Scott Kelly

    Where Over the World is Commander Scott Kelly?

    11.04.10 - Commander Scott Kelly is sharing his view from space and engaging the public with a virtual journey around the world via a geography trivia game on Twitter.

  • 'Top Chef's' Winning Short Ribs Set to Fly on Discovery

    'Top Chef's' Winning Short Ribs Set to Fly on Discovery

    11.04.10 - An award-winning "Top Chef" recipe is set to fly to the International Space Station on Discovery’s STS-133 mission.

  • Expedition 25

    Transcending Distance to Make a Difference

    11.02.10 - Expedition 25 crew members Doug Wheelock, Shannon Walker and Scott Kelly voted from 200 miles above the Earth.

  • ISS Progress 40 cargo craft

    New Russian Resupply Vehicle Docks to Station

    10.30.10 - The 40th ISS Progress resupply vehicle docked to the Pirs docking compartment of the International Space Station at 12:36 p.m. EDT Saturday.

  • Expedition 20 crew members share a meal

    10 Years and Counting

    10.28.10 - The second decade of a new era in human history began Nov. 2 as the International Space Station crossed the 1.5 billion mile mark.

  • The ISS Progress 40 cargo craft launches from Kazakhstan

    New Cargo Craft Blasts Off Towards Station

    10.27.10 - The ISS Progress 40 cargo craft launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and is headed for a rendezvous with the International Space Station.

  • New Crew Members Welcomed Aboard Station

    New Crew Members Welcomed Aboard Station

    10.12.10 - After a two-day journey three new Expedition 25 crew members arrived at the International Space Station and docked to the Poisk module Saturday, Oct. 9 at 8:01 p.m. EDT.

  • ISS Progress 39 cargo craft

    New Russian Resupply Vehicle Docks to Station

    09.12.10 - The 39th ISS Progress resupply vehicle automatically docked to the aft port of the Zvezda service module of the International Space Station at 7:58 a.m. EDT Sept. 12 using the Kurs automated rendezvous system.

  • NASA Opens Space Station for Biological Research from NIH Grants

    NASA Opens Space Station for Biological Research from NIH Grants

    09.08.10 - NASA is enabling biomedical research with National Institutes of Health grants that take advantage of the unique microgravity environment aboard the International Space Station to explore fundamental questions about important health issues.

  • Mark and Scott Kelly

    NASA's First Twins to Fly in Space Together

    08.26.10 - Twin brothers Mark and Scott Kelly, both NASA astronauts, are scheduled to meet early next year and become the first siblings to be in space together.

  • Spacewalkers Install Spare Ammonia Pump

    Spacewalkers Install Spare Ammonia Pump

    08.16.10 - Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson completed the third contingency spacewalk to install a spare ammonia pump module on the S1 Truss at 1:40 p.m. EDT Monday.

  • Expedition 24 Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson

    Expedition 24 Performs Second Spacewalk to Replace Ammonia Pump

    08.11.10 - Expedition 24 Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson completed the second of three spacewalks to remove the failed ammonia coolant pump module on the International Space Station that failed July 31.

  • Expedition 24 Performs First Spacewalk to Replace Ammonia Pump

    Expedition 24 Performs First Spacewalk to Replace Ammonia Pump

    08.07.10 - Expedition 24 Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson have performed the first of three planned spacewalks Aug. 7 to remove and replace an ammonia pump module that failed July 31.