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  • Harmony

    Harmony Moved to Front of Space Station

    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

    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.

  • ISS015-E-34600 -- Soyuz TMA-10 crew

    Space Station Crew Back on Earth

    Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and Flight Engineer Oleg Kotov, the 15th crew of the International Space Station, landed safely in their Soyuz spacecraft Sunday in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

  • Women at NASA

    Women at NASA

    Read about the many women who contribute to NASA and the human spaceflight program.

  • Expedition 16

    Expedition 16 Crew Docks with Space Station

    Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Yuri Malenchenko of the 16th International Space Station crew docked their Soyuz TMA-11 with the orbiting laboratory at 10:50 a.m. EDT Friday to begin a six-month stay aboard.

  • Soyuz spacecraft

    Station Crew Moves Soyuz

    Expedition 15 moved its Soyuz spacecraft from the Earth-facing port of the station's Zarya module to the aft port of the Zvezda module Thursday.

  • Glenn Chin, Harmony payload mission manager

    STS-120 Bringing Space Station ‘Harmony’

    Module provides an international crossroads in space.

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  • ISS014-E-09413 -- ISS 'Mates' SWAB Deck

    ISS 'Mates' SWAB Deck

    Cleanliness is not just the dirt one can see. It’s also a matter of bacteria and parasites. That’s why -- even though there is no floor -- there is no five second rule on the space station.

  • S118-E-05968 -- International Space Station

    PMA-3 Relocation

    International Space Station crew members moved Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 from the left side of the Unity node to the bottom to prepare the station for future growth.

  • ISS015-E-08028 --- An unpiloted Progress supply vehicle approaches the space station

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    A new Progress cargo carrier docked to the International Space Station's Pirs docking compartment at 2:40 p.m. EDT Sunday with more than 2.5 tons of fuel, air, water and other supplies and equipment aboard.

  • Expedition 15 spacewalk

    Station Crew Winds Up Ammonia Reservoir Jettison Spacewalk

    Two International Space Station crew members successfully wrapped up a spacewalk that saw the removal and jettison of a refrigerator-size ammonia reservoir.

  • Astronaut Sunita Williams

    Astronaut Suni Williams Sets Endurance Record

    NASA Astronaut Sunita Williams has set a new record for the longest duration spaceflight by a woman.

  • Expedition 15 spacewalk May 30, 2007

    Cosmonauts Wrap Up Debris-Panel Spacewalk

    Two International Space Station cosmonauts wound up a spacewalk of 5 hours, 37 minutes from the Pirs docking compartment airlock at 4 p.m. EDT Wednesday.

  • Expedition 15 spacewalk

    Spacewalk Complete, Debris Panels Installed

    Two International Space Station cosmonauts successfully completed a spacewalk from the Pirs docking compartment airlock Wednesday, installing Service Module Debris Protection panels and rerouting a Global Positioning System antenna cable.

  • Progress cargo spacecraft

    Progress Docks to Space Station

    A Progress freighter with more than 2.5 tons of fuel, air, water and other supplies and equipment aboard docked with the International Space Station at 1:10 a.m. EDT Tuesday.

  • ISS014-E-16250 -- Expedition 14

    Expedition 14 Back on Earth

    Commander Mike Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer Mikhail Tyurin, the 14th crew of the International Space Station, landed safely in their Soyuz spacecraft Saturday at 8:31 EDT in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

  • Expedition 15 crew launches

    Expedition 15 Crew Docks with Space Station

    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

    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

    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.