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  • Arabidopsis plants imaged in white ligh, left, and Green Fluorescent Protein, GFP, excitation illumination, right.

    More Than a Green Thumb

    02.26.10 - It takes a lot more than just a green thumb to grow plants in space -- it takes TAGES.

  • President Obama

    President Obama Calls Station, Shuttle Crews

    02.17.10 - The 11 astronauts aboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour chatted with President Barack Obama on Wednesday.

  • ISS Progress 36 unpiloted spacecraft

    Progress 36 Docks to Station

    02.04.10 - The ISS Progress 36 unpiloted spacecraft docked to the aft port of the Zvezda service module of the International Space Station on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 11:26 p.m. EST using the automated Kurs docking system.

  • ISS Progress 36

    ISS Progress 36 Launches to Space Station

    02.02.10 - A new Progress cargo resupply vehicle launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station on Tuesday, Feb. 2.

  • ISS022-E-025742 -- Oleg Kotov

    Station Crew Completes First Expedition 22 Spacewalk

    01.14.10 - Flight Engineers Oleg Kotov and Max Suraev completed the first spacewalk of the Expedition 22 mission at 10:49 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 14.

  • ENose experiment aboard the International Space Station

    The 'Nose' Knows

    01.11.10 - Detecting toxic or dangerous chemicals in the microgravity environment of space takes a little extra "sniffing."

  • Soyuz TMA-17

    Three New Expedition 22 Crew Members Welcomed Aboard Station

    12.22.09 - With the arrival of Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer, Oleg Kotov and Soichi Noguchi, Expedition 22 has its full complement of five crew members aboard the International Space Station.

  • Expedition 22 crew members

    Expedition 22 Crew Launches From Kazakhstan

    12.20.09 - NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi launched in their Soyuz TMA-17 spacecraft to begin a two-day journey to the International Space Station.

  • Greg Chamitoff

    First Earth vs. Space Chess Match Ends – Earth Wins

    12.16.09 - The first Earth vs. Space chess match, begun during astronaut Greg Chamitoff’s Expedition 17 stay aboard the International Space Station, is over – and the Earth won.

  • Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft

    Expedition 21 Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

    12.01.09 - Expedition 21 Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko, European Space Agency Flight Engineer Frank De Winne and Canadian Space Agency Flight Engineer Robert Thirsk have returned to Earth, landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan in their Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft.

  • All 'SMILES' Aboard Space Station

    11.17.09 - There's a new way to look at environmental issues on Earth -- from 210 miles up aboard the International Space Station.

  • HICO image of Midway Island

    The View From Space

    11.13.09 - Two new sensors examining our upper atmosphere and oceans are demonstrating the International Space Station's value as an Earth science observing platform.

  • Russian Mini-Research Module 2

    New Russian Module “Poisk” Docks to Station

    11.12.09 - The new Russian Mini-Research Module 2, also known as Poisk, docked to the space-facing port of the Zvezda service module of the International Space Station.

  • ISS Progress 32

    Progress 35 Docks to Station

    10.17.09 - A new Progress cargo resupply vehicle docked to the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station at 9:40 p.m. EDT on Saturday, Oct. 17.

  • ISS020-E-005810 -- A portion of the International Space Station

    Progress Launches to Space Station

    10.14.09 - A new Progress cargo resupply vehicle launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station.

  • Expedition 21 Crew Arrives at the International Space Station

    Expedition 21 Crew Arrives at the International Space Station

    10.02.09 - Flight Engineers Jeff Williams and Maxim Suraev along with spaceflight participant Guy Laliberté have arrived at the International Space Station.

  • Soyuz TMA-16

    Expedition 21 Crew Launches From Kazakhstan

    09.30.09 - Flight Engineers Jeffrey Williams and Maxim Suraev of the 21st International Space Station crew launched in their Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome to begin a six-month stay 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.