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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@Astro_SEAL  pays tribute from the space station during #IkeWeek  for the dedication of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C. The 34th U.S. president signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act in 1958, creating @NASA . 🚀

Our station isn't just an orbiting outpost: It's an orbiting laboratory. 🧪🧬🔎 Thousands of scientists have launched experiments to space. Take a look back at 20 years of their research in this #NASAExplorers  bonus episode:

New York City shines. This photo, taken from the station in February 2020 by @Astro_Jessica , captures the city's radiant lights. Today, we reflect on the lives lost 19 years ago and the heroism of first responders.

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The station is preparing to avoid a piece of unknown space debris being tracked by @NASA_Johnson  flight controllers and @US_SpaceCom . The Exp 63 crew has relocated to its Soyuz crew ship. The time of closest approach is 6:21 pm ET. More...

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The station boosted its orbit out of the way of an unknown piece of space debris today after a docked resupply ship fired its engines at 5:19pm ET. The Exp 63 crew has resumed normal activities. More...

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The Exp 63 crew traded roles as an eye doctor, plumber and scientist today before the station boosted its orbit to avoid an unknown piece of space debris. More...

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The crew is getting retina scans today and preparing for an advanced bathroom being delivered to the station on Oct. 3. More...

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Have you checked out @NASAedu’s Celebrating Station Science website yet? 🤔 It’s packed with STEM activities, videos & lesson plans teachers & parents can use to connect students to the science & research happening on station! 🧪🔬 #SpaceStation20th 🔗

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@Astro2fish  orbited over Hurricane#Harvey2017  and photographed the storm bearing down on the Texas coast.

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

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Millions of people saw #Eclipse2017  but only six people saw the umbra, or the moon's shadow, over the United States from space today.

There may be no better view of Earth than from the International Space Station. In honor of #EarthDay , enjoy these photos taken by from 250 miles above our home planet. You can search astronaut photography here: . #PictureEarth 

It's the moon, sunspots AND the station in front of the sun. photographer captures station transiting sun during #Eclipse2017 

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Currently living in space, @StationCDRKelly  is 1 of 6 people that literally cannot be dragged down. #DragMeDown 

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

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

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