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SpaceX launches docking port for NASA astronauts

Jul 18, 2016

SpaceX launches docking port for NASA astronauts

SpaceX successfully launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts early on Monday, along with a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research. #NewsTracker #Nasa #SpaceX #International Space Station #Cape Canaveral Air Force Station #space station docking port
Tim Peake, Yury Malenchenko and Tim Kopra return after six months in space

Jun 18, 2016

Tim Peake, Yury Malenchenko and Tim Kopra return after six months in space

The three astronauts parachuted down to Earth in their Soyuz capsule at 0915 GMT after spending 186 days in space. #NewsTracker #Nasa #International Space Station #Kazakhstan #Yury Malenchenko #Astronauts #ISS #Tim Peake #Tim Kopra
Beam me up: NASA astronauts enter world's first inflatable space habitat

Jun 06, 2016

Beam me up: NASA astronauts enter world's first inflatable space habitat

NASA wants to make certain the multi-layered BEAM — an experiment led by Bigelow Aerospace — can withstand wide temperature fluctuations, radiation and debris impacts over time. It will remain at the orbiting lab for two years. #NewsTracker #Nasa #International Space Station #Inflatable space habitat #Bigelow Activity Activity Module #Mars expeditions
ISS completes 100,000th orbit of Earth: Russia mission control

May 16, 2016

ISS completes 100,000th orbit of Earth: Russia mission control

The ISS has now travelled 2.6 billion miles "or about the distance of 10 round trips to Mars," Nasa said on the station's official Twitter feed. #NewsTracker #Nasa #Orbit #International Space Station #ISS
Experiments in pyrotechnics: Nasa to light a 'fire' in space 'to study micro-gravity'

Mar 16, 2016

Experiments in pyrotechnics: Nasa to light a 'fire' in space 'to study micro-gravity'

John H Glenn Research Centre at Nasa is going to light a "large scale fire" in space as part of an experiment that seeks to understand how fire spreads in a micro-gravity environment. #NewsTracker #Nasa #International Space Station #Space #Shareworthy #John H Glenn Research Centre #Orbital ATK
'We did it!': International Space Station's crew returns to Earth after nearly a year in space

Mar 02, 2016

'We did it!': International Space Station's crew returns to Earth after nearly a year in space

Astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth on Wednesday after an unprecedented year in space for NASA, landing in barren Kazakhstan with a Russian cosmonaut who shared his whole space station journey. #US #NewsTracker #Nasa #Earth #International Space Station #russian #Mikhail Kornienko #Scott Kelly #Shareworthy
The green fingers of Nasa: Meet zinnia, the first flower grown in space

Jan 18, 2016

The green fingers of Nasa: Meet zinnia, the first flower grown in space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have taken their green finger one step further by growing the first flower in space - an orange zinnia. #didyouknow #Nasa #International Space Station #Space #ISS #Scott Kelly #Shareworthy #The Martian #Zinnia #Space flower
South India from Space: ISS Commander Scott Kelly shares breathtaking photos of coastline

Jan 05, 2016

South India from Space: ISS Commander Scott Kelly shares breathtaking photos of coastline

ISS Commander Scott Kelly posted beautiful photos of the South Indian coast's mountainous regions, green plains and “blue waters” and shared them with his 7,38,000 followers. #China #Egypt #USA #International Space Station #ISS #South India #Scott Kelly #Shareworthy #Year in Space #Canadian Rockies
The International Space Station took some awe-inspiring images of the Earth's surface

Dec 29, 2015

The International Space Station took some awe-inspiring images of the Earth's surface

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station looked near the sun’s reflection point to shoot this high-contrast grid pattern of fish farms on the coast of China’s northeast province of Liaoning. #United States #China #Australia #Argentina #ImagesOfTheDay #India-Pakistan #International Space Station #Space #Mekong River #Pakistan’s Indus River valley