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  • NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman

    Station Astronaut Throws Ultimate Fastball for Yankees

    04.14.08 - Astronaut Garrett Reisman has thrown the ultimate fastball for the New York Yankees, a pitch that clocked in at better than five miles a second.

  • The crews of Expeditions 16 and 17

    Expedition 17 Crew Docks with Space Station

    04.09.08 - Commander Sergei Alexandrovich Volkov and cosmonaut Oleg Dmitrievich Kononenko of the 17th International Space Station crew docked their Soyuz TMA-12 with the orbiting laboratory at 8:57 a.m. EDT Thursday, marking the beginning of their six-month stay aboard.

  • Expedition 17 launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Photo Credit: Energia.

    Expedition 17 Crew Launches from Baikonur

    04.08.08 - Commander Sergei Alexandrovich Volkov and cosmonaut Oleg Dmitrievich Kononenko of the 17th International Space Station crew launched in their Soyuz TMA-12 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 7:16 a.m. EDT Tuesday to begin a six-month stay in space.

  • Materials Science Research Rack

    Testing Materials in Space

    09.17.09 - The Materials Science Research Rack allows researchers to study a variety of materials in space to improve performance on Earth.

  • International Space Station, Sept. 8, 2009

    Eight Years of Success!

    09.10.09 - The results are in: the first eight years of International Space Station science are a success.

  • MISSE experiment aboard the International Space Station

    MISSE-6 Comes Home

    09.02.09 - Several hundred materials samples returned to Earth with the STS-128 space shuttle crew.

  • 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.

  • Automated Transfer Vehicle

    ATV Jules Verne Docks with Station

    04.03.08 - The Jules Verne, the first European Space Agency Automated Transfer Vehicle, docked to the aft port of the International Space Station's Zvezda Service Module at 10:45 a.m. EDT Thursday.

  • Integrated Immune Sample Kit

    Astronauts Collect Blood, Other Samples for Unprecedented Immune Study

    02.25.08 - The Integrated Immune experiment monitors the human immune system before, during and after spaceflight.

  • Progress 28

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    02.07.08 - A new Progress cargo carrier docked to the International Space Station's Pirs docking compartment Thursday with more than 2.5 tons of fuel, air, water, propellant and other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • Spacewalkers Replace Solar Wing Motor

    Spacewalkers Replace Solar Wing Motor

    01.30.08 - Expedition 16 Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Dan Tani replaced a motor at the base of one of the International Space Station's solar wings during a 7-hour, 10-minute spacewalk that ended at 12:06 p.m. EST Wednesday.

  • Expedition 16

    Greetings from Earth Brighten Station Crew's Holidays

    12.21.07 - More than 6,000 greetings had been sent to the Expedition 16 crew of the International Space Station through a link on the nasa.gov home page by Friday afternoon, and the number continued to grow at an increasing rate.

  • Progress 27 docked to space station

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    12.26.07 - A new Progress cargo carrier docked to the International Space Station's Pirs docking compartment Wednesday with almost 2.5 tons of fuel, air, water and other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • Spacewalkers Find No Solar Wing Smoking Gun

    Spacewalkers Find No Solar Wing Smoking Gun

    12.18.07 - Expedition 16 astronauts Dan Tani and Peggy Whitson wrapped up a 6-hour, 56-minute spacewalk focused on International Space Station solar array issues at 11:46 a.m. EST Tuesday.

  • S120-E-009759 -- The International Space Station

    Spacewalkers Complete More Harmony Hookup Work

    11.24.07 - International Space Station Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Dan Tani completed a 7-hour, 4-minute spacewalk at 11:54 a.m. EST Saturday, continuing the external outfitting of the Harmony node in its new position in front of the U.S. laboratory Destiny.

  • 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.

  • Water droplet

    Swapping Sweat for Water

    09.13.07 - NASA tests how to supply drinking water to people living on the moon or Mars.

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