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  • KSC-2009-3796 -- Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill

    Do Tread on Me

    08.19.09 - On Earth, we all know that exercise is good for us. But do we know exactly how good?

  • A remotely guided echocardiogram on a test subject

    Astronauts Getting to the Heart of the Matter

    07.14.09 - A new study aboard the International Space Station will examine changes in astronaut hearts during six months in space.

  • Expedition 20 spacewalkers

    Russian "Internal" Spacewalk Complete

    06.10.09 - Expedition 20 Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Michael Barratt completed an “internal” spacewalk Wednesday at 3:07 a.m. EDT.

  • Expedition 20 spacewalker

    Russian Spacewalk to Prepare for New Module Complete

    06.05.09 - International Space Station Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Mike Barratt completed a 4-hour, 54 minute spacewalk at 8:46 a.m. EDT Friday to prepare the Zvezda service module for the arrival of a new Russian module.

  • Expedition 20 launch

    Expedition 20 Crew Docks with Space Station

    05.29.09 - Flight Engineers Roman Romanenko, Frank De Winne and Robert Thirsk of the 20th International Space Station crew docked their Soyuz TMA-15 to the International Space Station at 8:34 a.m. EDT Friday.

  • Biomedical Researchers and NASA Meet on Space Station Experiments

    Biomedical Researchers and NASA Meet on Space Station Experiments

    06.01.09 - As construction of the International Space Station nears completion, NASA and its national laboratory partners are preparing to utilize the unique environment in space for science.

  • Image from 2009 Star Trek film. Courtesy Paramount

    NASA Astronaut Watches New Star Trek Movie in Space

    05.15.09 - NASA astronaut Michael Barratt got the opportunity to watch the new Star Trek film aboard the International Space Station while he and two crewmates fly 220 miles above Earth.

  • Do You Know Where Your Space Station Is?

    Do You Know Where Your Space Station Is?

    04.20.09 - Tired of those boring old tracking maps that show the space station going around and around the Earth, and wondering what the view from up there must be like?

  • Expedition 18 and 19 crew members

    Expedition 19 Crew Docks with Space Station

    03.28.09 - Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Michael Barratt of the 19th International Space Station crew docked their Soyuz TMA-14 to the International Space Station at 9:05 a.m. EDT Saturday.

  • Station Spacewalkers Install Experiments, Probe

    03.10.09 - Tuesday's spacewalk with Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Yury Lonchakov concluded at 5:11 p.m. EDT when the Pirs docking module airlock was closed. The spacewalk concluded ahead of schedule, lasting 4 hours and 49 minutes.

  • Astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper

    Bug Busters

    03.11.09 - Space station research in understanding the increased virulence of some germs in microgravity could lead to new strategies for preventing and treating food poisoning.

  • ISS Progress 32

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    02.13.09 - A new Progress cargo carrier docked to the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station at 2:18 a.m. EST Friday with more than 2.4 tons of oxygen, air, propellant and other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • Astronaut Sandy Magnus

    Astronaut Sandra Magnus' Space Station Journals

    Aboard the International Space Station, Flight Engineer Sandy Magnus shares her thoughts on living and working in space and puts her culinary skills to work to spice up traditional space food fare.

    › Cooking in Space
  • Earth vs. Space Match Resumes

    Earth vs. Space Match Resumes

    Astronaut Greg Chamitoff is ready to resume the unique Earth vs. space chess match he started on orbit.

  • ISS018-E-015379 -- Expedition 18 crew members

    No Fruitcake Required

    01.15.09 - While people on Earth were exchanging cards and fruitcake this holiday season the Expedition 18 crew aboard the International Space Station received similar salutations, except for the fruitcake.

  • Station Spacewalkers Install Experiments

    Station Spacewalkers Install Experiments

    12.23.08 - International Space Station Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Yury Lonchakov wound up a 5-hour, 38-minute spacewalk to install an electromagnetic energy probe and other experiments at 1:29 a.m. EST Tuesday.

  • Sandra Magnus

    No Shortage of Holiday Calories Aboard Space Station

    12.19.08 - As the holidays pass aboard the International Space Station, the crew may make Christmas cookies, chocolate covered pecans and candied yams as they celebrate the season.

  • ISS Progress 31

    Progress Docks with Space Station

    11.30.08 - An unpiloted Progress cargo carrier arrived at the International Space Station's Pirs docking compartment Sunday after a four day flight from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

  • Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Greg Chamitoff

    Fincke and Chamitoff Vote From Space

    11.04.08 - The two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station joined millions of Americans Monday in casting their ballots before Election Day.

  • Astronauts Greg Chamitoff and Mike Fincke

    Astronauts To Vote From Space

    10.27.08 - This Nov. 4, few ballots will have traveled as far as those cast by two NASA astronauts.