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  • Third grade students from Middle Creek Elementary School, Durham, NC, are comparing the growth of seeds in the Space Station to the growth of similar seeds on Earth.

    Inspiring Teachers and Students

    04.19.07 - A multi-agency task force looks at how the Space Station National Laboratory can inspire teachers and students about science, technology, engineering and math.

  • 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.

  • Human bone scans

    Rebuilding Bones After Space Flight

    02.26.07 - Bigger bones are not always stronger bones, according to a recent NASA study of space station astronauts.

  • 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.

  • Eisenhower re-enlistment ceremony

    Orbiting Astronauts Swear in Navy Sailors

    01.30.07 - A special re-enlistment ceremony was held on Jan. 29 for 16 Navy sailors aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

  • JSC2007-E-02933 --- Artist's rendering of the ISS following scheduled activities of Jan. 19, 2007.

    Progress Docks with Space Station

    01.19.07 - A new Progress docked to the International Space Station at 9:59 p.m. EST Friday with more than 2.5 tons of fuel, oxygen, other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • Students win award

    Students Win Siemens Award for Space Station Experiment

    12.19.06 - High school students win $10,000 in scholarships for work on a space station experiment.

  • Expedition 14 Spacewalk - Nov. 22, 2006

    Spacewalkers Tee Off on Science, Mechanics

    11.23.06 - Two International Space Station crewmembers conducted an almost six-hour spacewalk that featured everything from science through nuts and bolts to golf.

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  • Expedition 14 Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria places a blood sample in the Minus-Eighty Laboratory Freezer for ISS, or MELFI.

    'Food' for Thought

    11.08.06 - NASA conducts an in-flight study of long-duration spaceflight on the human body.

  • ISS013-E-43030 --- Progress 22 supply vehicle approaches the International Space Station.

    Progress Docks with Space Station

    10.26.06 - A new Progress docked to the International Space Station at 10:29 a.m. EDT Thursday with almost 2.5 tons of fuel, oxygen, other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • Photo of a flame

    Smoking Out Space Fires

    09.29.06 - NASA researchers study smoke particles to improve smoke detectors and help prevent fires in space.

  • ISS013-E-82952 -- Expedition 13 crew

    Space Station Crew Back on Earth

    09.28.06 - Commander Pavel Vinogradov and NASA Science Officer Jeff Williams, the 13th crew of the International Space Station, landed safely in their Soyuz spacecraft at 9:13 p.m. EDT Thursday in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

  • ISS014-S-001 --- Expedition 14 International Space Station crew patch.

    14th Station Crew Docks with Space Station

    09.20.06 - Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and Cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin of the 14th International Space Station crew docked at the International Space Station on Sept. 20 to begin a six-month stay in space.

  • Suez Canal, Egypt is seen from the International Space Station.

    ISS: 240,000 Photos and Counting

    08.16.06 - Got 500 years? View one a day and see them all.

  • ISS013-E-29017 --- Jeff Williams participates in the first spacewalk performed by the Expedition 13 crew.

    Station Crewmen Back Inside After Spacewalk

    08.03.06 - Space Station crewmen Jeff Williams and Thomas Reiter wrapped up a successful 5-hour, 54-minute spacewalk at 3:54 p.m. EDT Thursday.

  • Bed Rest Study

    One Man’s Rest is Another Man’s Research

    08.02.06 - On a quiet wing of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, healthy people spend weeks at a time just lying around.

  • Progress 22 docking

    Progress Docks With Space Station

    06.26.06 - A new Progress docked to the International Space Station at 12:25 p.m. EDT with more than 2.5 tons of fuel, water and other supplies aboard.