Intl. Space Station

Intl. Space Station


NASA's page for updates from the International Space Station, the world-class lab orbiting Earth 250 miles above. For the latest research, follow @ISS_Research.

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Mark Vande Hei reaches 273 days in space today, surpassing Drew Morgan's single spaceflight record of 272 days. @Astro_Sabot  @AstroDrewMorgan 

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About halfway through today's spacewalk, two cosmonauts hook up cables to the Prichal module as the station flies into an orbital sunrise.

@NASA  TV is live now for the 10:35am ET undocking of the @SpaceX  #CargoDragon  today. It returns to Earth Monday packed with science and cargo for retrieval.

@SenBillNelson  announces extension of station operations to 2030 and the crew works on an advanced space manufacturing study. #SpaceToGround 

The Exp 66 crew promoted space agriculture, studied the human cell and geared up today for the first spacewalk of 2022.

The @SpaceX  #CargoDragon  will now depart the station on Sunday at 10:40am ET after adverse weather conditions were reported at the splashdown site. More...

The @SpaceX  #CargoDragon  completed its stay at the station today after undocking at 9:40am ET. It will splashdown off the coast of Florida on Monday.

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Happy New Year! The station orbits the Earth at 17,500 miles per hour (28,000 kilometers per hour) enabling the crew to see 16 sunrises and sunsets each day.

Head on view of the space station from the @SpaceX  #CrewDragon  less than 150 meters away.

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Happy New Year! The station crew sees 16 sunrises a day, and they officially started 2022 at 12am GMT.

This one minute time-lapse video shows a 27-minute orbital night pass the space station took from Germany to Indonesia on March 21.

City lights, oh so bright, deep at night, all around the world... New York City ?? Dammam, Saudi Arabia ?? Winnipeg, Canada ?? Bucharest, Romania ??

"When you wish upon a falling star..." Comet Neowise was pictured from the station on July 5 as it orbited above the Mediterranean Sea.

These long-exposure pics from the station show the Milky Way above the atmospheric glow blanketing Earth's horizon. More pics...

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