09.08.09 - The population aboard the International Space Station is back to six following the departure of the space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew at 2:26 p.m. CDT today.
09.07.09 - The astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Discovery have wrapped up their work in space together.
09.06.09 - The astronauts aboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Discovery turn their focus to final packing today. After nearly seven days of busy joint activities and three spacewalks, the shuttle crew will also get a half-day off.
09.05.09 - The space shuttle and International Space Station crews will turn their focus to the third and final spacewalk of the mission today. Inside the complex, transfer and maintenance continue.
09.06.09 - Discovery’s astronauts have now finished all of their work outside the station for the STS-128 mission.
09.04.09 - The International Space Station has about 600 pounds of fresh ammonia circulating through its port cooling system, thanks to the work today of spacewalkers Danny Olivas and Christer Fuglesang.
08.11.09 - Nicole Stott, a native of Clearwater, Fla., will make her first journey into orbit on space shuttle Discovery's upcoming mission to the International Space Station. She will live and work aboard the station for three months.
07.31.09 - Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew landed at 9:48 a.m. CDT Friday at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, capping off a 16-day mission to complete assembly of the International Space Station’s Japanese research laboratory.
07.30.09 - Twin satellite deployments and a check of the systems that will control Endeavour’s return home to the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, are on tap today as the shuttle leads the International Space Station in orbit.
07.30.09 - Leaving behind in orbit a new porch for the International Space Station, two pair of small research satellites, and a new space station resident, the crew of the space shuttle Endeavour is turning its attention toward home.
07.29.09 - Shuttle astronauts will inspect Endeavour’s heat shield one more time today as they begin to set their sights on a Friday landing.
07.28.09 - The record-size space crew of thirteen split up as Endeavour and the International Space Station undocked from each other at 12:26 p.m.
07.28.09 - The crews of Endeavour and the International Space Station will part company today, with all of the docked mission’s objectives complete.
07.27.09 - The final full day of activities for the joint crew of Endeavour and the International Space Station will focus on the fifth and final spacewalk of the mission.
07.26.09 - After a day of rest, the 13 astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station will shift back into high gear for robotic operations and spacewalk preparations.
07.25.09 - The combined crew of space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station will enjoy a day off to rest up after a challenging first half of the STS-127 assembly mission.
07.25.09 - The crews of space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station had a day off to rest in preparation of robotics operations to berth the Japanese experiment carrier in the shuttle’s payload bay Sunday and the fifth and final planned spacewalk of the mission on Monday.
07.24.09 - STS-127 Mission Specialists Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn will tackle a challenging 7 ½-hour spacewalk today to finish swapping out batteries for the International Space Station’s oldest set of solar arrays.
07.24.09 - Mission specialists Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn finished replacing batteries on the International Space Station’s oldest solar arrays during a seven-hour, 12-minute spacewalk – the fourth of five planned during space shuttle Endeavour’s STS-127 mission.
07.23.09 - On its inaugural operational use, the Japanese robotic arm installed the first experiments and hardware on Kibo’s new porch at the International Space Station.