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  • Commander Peggy Whitson

    Spacewalkers Harmonize on Node Hookup Tasks

    11.20.07 - Expedition 16 crew members conducted a spacewalk to outfit the Harmony node in its new position in front of the U.S laboratory Destiny.

  • Harmony

    Harmony Moved to Front of Space Station

    11.14.07 - The new Harmony node is now in position to receive the European and Japanese modules to be added to the International Space Station.

  • PMA-2

    PMA-2 Move Readies Station for Harmony Relocation

    11.12.07 - International Space Station crew members moved Pressurized Mating Adapter-2 from the front of the U.S. laboratory Destiny to the Harmony node early Monday.

  • Astronaut Peggy Whitson

    Station Spacewalk Prepares for PMA, Harmony Moves

    A successful 6-hour, 55-minute spacewalk to prepare for the relocation of Pressurized Mating Adapter 2 and the subsequent move of the new Harmony node to its permanent International Space Station home ended at 10:49 a.m. EST Friday.

  • Expedition 16

    Expedition 16 Crew Docks with Space Station

    10.11.07 - Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Yuri Malenchenko of the 16th International Space Station crew docked their Soyuz TMA-11 with the orbiting laboratory at 10:50 a.m. EDT Friday to begin a six-month stay aboard.

  • Soyuz spacecraft

    Station Crew Moves Soyuz

    09.27.07 - Expedition 15 moved its Soyuz spacecraft from the Earth-facing port of the station's Zarya module to the aft port of the Zvezda module Thursday.

  • Glenn Chin, Harmony payload mission manager

    STS-120 Bringing Space Station ‘Harmony’

    09.24.07 - Module provides an international crossroads in space.

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  • ISS014-E-09413 -- ISS 'Mates' SWAB Deck

    ISS 'Mates' SWAB Deck

    09.19.07 - Cleanliness is not just the dirt one can see. It’s also a matter of bacteria and parasites. That’s why -- even though there is no floor -- there is no five second rule on the space station.

  • S118-E-05968 -- International Space Station

    PMA-3 Relocation

    International Space Station crew members moved Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 from the left side of the Unity node to the bottom to prepare the station for future growth.

  • ISS015-E-08028 --- An unpiloted Progress supply vehicle approaches the space station

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    08.05.07 - A new Progress cargo carrier docked to the International Space Station's Pirs docking compartment at 2:40 p.m. EDT Sunday with more than 2.5 tons of fuel, air, water and other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • Expedition 15 spacewalk

    Station Crew Winds Up Ammonia Reservoir Jettison Spacewalk

    07.23.07 - Two International Space Station crew members successfully wrapped up a spacewalk that saw the removal and jettison of a refrigerator-size ammonia reservoir.

  • Astronaut Sunita Williams

    Astronaut Suni Williams Sets Endurance Record

    06.16.07 - NASA Astronaut Sunita Williams has set a new record for the longest duration spaceflight by a woman.

  • Expedition 15 spacewalk May 30, 2007

    Cosmonauts Wrap Up Debris-Panel Spacewalk

    06.06.07 - Two International Space Station cosmonauts wound up a spacewalk of 5 hours, 37 minutes from the Pirs docking compartment airlock at 4 p.m. EDT Wednesday.

  • Expedition 15 spacewalk

    Spacewalk Complete, Debris Panels Installed

    05.30.07 - Two International Space Station cosmonauts successfully completed a spacewalk from the Pirs docking compartment airlock Wednesday, installing Service Module Debris Protection panels and rerouting a Global Positioning System antenna cable.

  • Progress cargo spacecraft

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    05.15.07 - A Progress freighter with more than 2.5 tons of fuel, air, water and other supplies and equipment aboard docked with the International Space Station at 1:10 a.m. EDT Tuesday.

  • Expedition 15 crew launches

    Expedition 15 Crew Docks with Space Station

    04.09.07 - Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and cosmonaut Oleg Kotov of the 15th International Space Station crew docked with the orbiting laboratory at 3:12 p.m. EDT Monday to begin a six-month stay aboard.

  • Suni Williams

    Suni Williams Completes Boston Marathon

    4.16.07 - 210 miles above Earth, Expedition 15 crew member Sunita Williams attempted something no other astronaut has ever done. She ran the Boston Marathon while in orbit.

  • ISS013-E-82936 --- Soyuz TMA-9 spacecraft approaches the International Space Station on Sept. 20, 2006.

    Station Crew Moves Soyuz

    03.29.07 - International Space Station Commander Mike Lopez-Alegria and flight engineers Mikhail Tyurin and Sunita Williams moved their Soyuz TMA spacecraft from the Earth-facing port of the station's Zarya module to the aft port of the Zvezda module Thursday.

  • ISS014-E-14502 -- Flight Engineer Mikhail Tyurin

    Spacewalkers Successfully Retract Progress Antenna

    02.22.07 - International Space Station Flight Engineer Mikhail Tyurin and Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria retracted a balky antenna of an unpiloted Progress cargo carrier at the aft port of the Zvezda Service Module during a 6-hour, 18-minute spacewalk Thursday.

  • ISS014-E-13053 -- Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria

    Station Crew Conducts Three Back-to-Back Spacewalks

    02.08.07 - The third spacewalk in nine days by International Space Station Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer Sunita Williams was completed Thursday, Feb. 8.