03.20.09 - The International Space Station has its final pair of solar panels stretching 240 feet tip to tip after a lessons-learned flawless deploy earlier Friday.
03.20.09 - The International Space Station’s new solar array wings will spread today, doubling the electric power available to conduct world-class science research in the laboratory modules supplied by countries from around the world.
03.19.09 - The International Space Station's 335-foot-long truss, or backbone, is complete after astronauts aboard space shuttle Discovery and the station teamed with Mission Control to install the final 45-foot-long segment to the farthest starboard point of the station.
03.19.09 - A big power boost for the International Space Station comes today with the installation of the last set of U.S. solar arrays during the first spacewalk of this flight of space shuttle Discovery.
03.18.09 - The last set of American solar power panels for the International Space Station start the last leg of their journey today when the astronauts on space shuttle Discovery position the new S6 truss element for installation.
03.17.09 - The astronauts on space shuttle Discovery are primed for rendezvous and docking operations that will link their ship to the International Space Station this afternoon and deliver a new crew member.
03.16.09 - The astronauts on board space shuttle Discovery plan a day of orbiter inspection on their way to deliver a new set of solar arrays to the International Space Station.
03.16.09 - Space Shuttle Discovery’s first full day in space focused on an up close inspection of its wing leading edge panels using the robotic arm and Orbiter Boom Sensor System extension.
03.15.09 - Space shuttle Discovery blasted off Sunday from the Kennedy Space Center on the first shuttle flight of the year, lighting up the skies along the Eastern seaboard on a mission to deliver a fourth and final set of U.S. solar arrays that will put the International Space Station into full-power status.
01.13.09 - Media are invited to witness a chat between students from Utah's only NASA Explorer School and astronaut Sandra Magnus, who is aboard the International Space Station on Jan 15, 2009.
11.29.08 - As Endeavour’s crew prepares for landing, mission managers are closely monitoring a cold front that could affect Sunday’s entry and landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
11.29.08 - Endeavour astronauts are beginning a day of preparations to return home.
11.28.08 - It’s undocking day. The space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-astronaut crew are scheduled to leave the International Space Station at 8:47 a.m. CST.
11.28.08 - The space shuttle Endeavour and International Space Station parted ways at 8:47 a.m. CST. The shuttle crew then turned its attention to inspecting Endeavour’s heat shield to prepare for landing Sunday.
11.27.08 - After Thanksgiving dinner with their hosts on the International Space Station, the seven members of the space shuttle Endeavour crew will board their spacecraft, close its hatches and make final preparations for Friday’s undocking.
11.27.08 - The crews of Endeavour and the International Space Station bid one another farewell on Thanksgiving Day, closing the hatches between the two spacecraft at 6:31 p.m. CST. The two crews conducted joint operations for 11 days, 15 minutes.
11.26.08 - The Multi-purpose Logistics Module Leonardo will take the first small step in its lengthy journey back to Earth today as crews of Endeavour and the International Space Station finish its packing and move it from the station to the shuttle’s cargo bay.
11.26.08 - The International Space Station’s moving van, Leonardo, is back in Endeavour’s payload bay, ready to return materials to Earth.
11.25.08 - Crew members aboard Endeavour and the International Space Station got good news on two fronts when they were awakened for a day to be devoted largely to transfer of materials from the station to be returned to Earth.
11.25.08 - The mission extension day has paid off for the on-orbit crews as well as the ground teams today. Not only is the crew ahead of schedule with transfer activity, but their hard work on a tricky water recycling unit and the massive solar array joint are showing signs of improvement.