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4K video tour of the International Space Station

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Newly posted NASA has unveiled a stunning 4K Ultra HD video of the International Space Station which gives an incredible impression of actually being there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3VCcNMPnx4

G7HCE – Mon, 2016 – 10 – 31 17:07

NASA TV Airs Return of NASA Astronaut, Two Crewmates from ISS

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Three International Space Station crew members are scheduled to depart the orbiting outpost Saturday, June 18. NASA TV will provide coverage of their preparations for departure and return to Earth beginning at 8:15 a.m. CDT tomorrow, June 17.

N5VHO – Thu, 2016 – 06 – 16 15:05

It had to be you...

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In 7F on Norwegian flight DY641 18.20 from Bergen to Oslo tonight. Norwegian has wifi - and I get FLYOVER ALERT when I turn on after take off. Hei! After a year of tracking you from my garden in Oslo without seeing you, I am very excited. I realize I am on the South side of the plane. You are passing over England. Hei, presto! Can I see you?!? And after a five minute count down, you glide by! Or, more accurately, fly by at 20-25 times the speed the plane is doing. I SAW YOU!!! So happy.

Beret – Wed, 2016 – 02 – 10 16:03

Russian Cargo Craft Undocks From Station

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An unpiloted Russian Progress cargo spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station Monday, completing its second and final undocking from the station since arriving in late November 2013.

The ISS Progress 53 resupply craft undocked from the aft port of the Zvezda service module at 9:29 a.m. EDT as the station orbited over Mongolia.

N5VHO – Mon, 2014 – 06 – 09 09:28

Six-Person Station Crew Enjoys Day Off Following Docking

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Following a marathon day that saw the launch and docking of three new crewmates, the fully staffed Expedition 40 crew of the International Space Station enjoyed a day off Thursday to rest and recharge for the mission ahead.
NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, Soyuz Commander and cosmonaut Max Suraev of Roscosmos, the Russian Federal Space Agency, and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Alexander Gerst were welcomed aboard the station when the hatches between their Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft and the station were opened at 11:52 p.m. EDT Wednesday.

N5VHO – Thu, 2014 – 05 – 29 13:13

Expedition 39/40 Trio’s Arrival at Space Station Delayed

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The next trio of crew members destined for the International Space Station is now looking forward to a Thursday arrival at the orbiting laboratory after their Soyuz spacecraft was unable to complete its third thruster burn to fine-tune its approach.

N5VHO – Wed, 2014 – 03 – 26 08:53

Expedition 39 Crew Preps Station for Arrival of New Crewmates

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The International Space Station’s Expedition 39 crew members spent Thursday conducting science experiments and performing routine maintenance to get their orbital home in shape for the arrival of three new crewmates set to launch Tuesday.
Commander Koichi Wakata got an early start on the workday as he conducted the Reaction experiment shortly after the crew’s regular wakeup time at 2 a.m. EDT. This experiment involves a reaction time task that allows the crew and researchers to track the effects of fatigue on performance.

N5VHO – Fri, 2014 – 03 – 21 10:14

NASA, International Space Station Partners Announce Future Crew Members

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NASA and its international partners have appointed crew members for a 2016 mission to the International Space Station.
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams is scheduled to launch in spring 2016 and return to Earth in fall 2016. He will join space station Expedition 47 crew members in orbit and will remain aboard as part of Expedition 48 with cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos). Williams will assume command of the orbiting outpost upon the departure of Expedition 47's commander, Sergei Zaletin of Roscosmos.

N5VHO – Thu, 2014 – 02 – 13 13:08

Russian Cargo Craft Departure Clears Way for Next Delivery

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The Expedition 38 crew said farewell to an unpiloted Russian cargo craft Monday morning while making preparations for the arrival of the next space freighter, which is set to make an expedited 6-hour journey to the International Space Station Wednesday.
The ISS Progress 52 cargo ship undocked from the Pirs docking compartment 11:21 a.m. EST, and backed away to a safe distance from the orbital complex to begin several days of tests to study thermal effects of space on its attitude control system.

N5VHO – Tue, 2014 – 02 – 04 12:59

Crew Works International Research and Preps for Russian, SpaceX Cargo Ships

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The six station residents are busy with international research that can only be conducted in space while still providing Earth-bound benefits. Expedition 38 is also preparing for supplies to be delivered in February on a Russian resupply ship and a private SpaceX cargo craft.

N5VHO – Fri, 2014 – 01 – 31 13:56
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