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NASA Science, Cargo Heads to Space Station on Northrop Grumman Mission

NASA Science, Cargo Heads to Space Station on Northrop Grumman Mission

On the 19th anniversary of the arrival of the first crew to live aboard the International Space Station, a Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is on its way to the orbiting outpost with almost 8,200 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 9:59 a.m. EDT Saturday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The […]

NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 17, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grumman’s 12th commercial resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station. Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live online at: http://www.nasa.gov/live Northrop Grumman is targeting Saturday, Nov. 2, at 9:59 […]

NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Return to Earth After 197-Day Mission in Space

NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Return to Earth After 197-Day Mission in Space

Expedition 57 crew members Sergey Prokopyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA, and Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency) emerge one at a time from the Soyuz MS-09 that carried them home from the International Space Station Dec. 20, 2018, after a 197-day mission. The spacecraft touched down in Kazakhstan […]

Colorado Students to Speak with Astronauts on International Space Station

Colorado Students to Speak with Astronauts on International Space Station

High school students in Fort Collins, Colorado, will talk live with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station. Wednesday, Sept. 12, as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. The Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website at 11:15 a.m. EDT. Astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor will answer questions from students at her alma mater, […]

Students from Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts to Call Space Station

Students from Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts to Call Space Station

Next week astronauts aboard the International Space Station will host several downlinks as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. All of the 20-minute, Earth-to-space calls will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland will host its first in-flight education downlink on at 10:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 10. Thirty-five recently […]

NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Safely Return to Earth from Space Station

NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Safely Return to Earth from Space Station

Three members of the International Space Station Expedition 55 crew, including NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, returned to Earth Sunday after 168 days of living and working in low-Earth orbit. Tingle, astronaut Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, and cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos landed at 8:39 a.m. EDT (6:39 p.m. in Kazakhstan) […]

NASA Television to Air Return of One Space Station Crew, Launch of Another

NASA Television to Air Return of One Space Station Crew, Launch of Another

Three of the crew members currently aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to end their mission on the orbiting laboratory on Sunday, June 3. A few days later, another trio of space travelers will depart for the station on a launch scheduled for Wednesday, June 6. Live coverage of both the landing and launch will air […]

California Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

California Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students from Pacoima and San Fernando, California, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station on Tuesday, May 22, as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space calls will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Scott Tingle will answer questions about life aboard the space station, […]

Earth Science on the Space Station Continues to Grow

Earth Science on the Space Station Continues to Grow

The number of instruments on the International Space Station dedicated to observing Earth to increase our understanding of our home planet continues to grow. Two new instruments are scheduled to make their way to the station Feb. 18 on the SpaceX Dragon capsule. The Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment (SAGE) III instrument will monitor the […]