New Crew Enters Station, Begins 195-Day Mission

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, along with Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of the Russian space agency Roscosmos joined Expedition 62 Commander Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos and NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan and Jessica Meir aboard the International Space Station when the hatches between the Soyuz spacecraft and the orbiting laboratory officially Read full post

Harold - Southern Pacific Ocean

Apr. 09, 2020 - NASA Continues Tracking Tropical Cyclone Harold’s Excessive Rainfall NASA generated rainfall maps to show the excessive rainfall generated by powerful Tropical Cyclone Harold from the Solomon Islands to the island of Tonga in the South Pacific. Satellite data was used to calculate the rainfall generated as Read full post

T-13: Air Quality from Space

On Feb. 18 a new era began in an international effort to improve air quality science and forecasting around the world . The first of three instruments in a pioneering new space-based constellation launched from French Guiana to make hourly daytime measurements of several air pollutants. South Korea's Geostationary Environment Monitoring Read full post

New Crew Docks to Station, Hatches Open Soon

The Soyuz spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner docked to the International Space Station at 10:13 a.m. EDT while both spacecraft were flying about 260 miles above the Atlantic Ocean. Aboard the space station, NASA Flight Engineers Andrew Morgan and Jessica Meir and Read full post

NASA EXPRESS: Your STEM Connection for April 9, 2020

Do you have family or friends looking for at-home ideas? Share this blog with them and ask them to subscribe! Hands-On @ Home Watch a video!️️️ Make a craft!✂️ Spot a star or planet!✨ Be a citizen scientist! Get started with these ideas for elementary ages. Read a Story About Cloud Names Make a Galactic Mobile Drive a Rover on the Read full post

New Crew Reaches Orbit, Heads Toward Station

After a successful launch at 4:05 a.m. EDT of the Soyuz MS-16 spacecraft, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and two Russian cosmonauts safely reached orbit, beginning a four-orbit, six-hour flight to reach the International Space Station and join the Expedition 62 crew. At the time of launch, the station was flying Read full post

NASA TV is Live Now for Launch of New Station Crew

Live launch coverage is underway on NASA Television and the agency’s website for the targeted lift off at 4:05 a.m. EDT (1:05 p.m. in Baikonur), of a Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, and Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of the Russian space agency Roscosmos Read full post

ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/08/2020

Payloads AMOS (Autonomous Medical Officer Support) overview: In preparation for activities later this week, the crew reviewed the big picture words for the AMOS session, logged into the application, and studied the Objectives and Foundations section.  The goal of the session will be to use an ultrasound instrument to image Read full post

Harold - Southern Pacific Ocean

Apr. 08, 2020 - NASA Finds Very Heavy Rainfall in Major Tropical Cyclone Harold On April 8, Tropical Cyclone Harold is a major hurricane, a Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, as it exits Fiji and heads toward the island of Tonga. NASA used satellite data to calculate the Read full post

T-14: Tournament Earth

The view from space is out of this world…literally, especially when we’re looking back at Earth. We think all of NASA’s images of our home planet are spectacular, but everyone has their favorites. Now, we’re inviting you to help narrow down your favorite images, for Tournament Earth. Combining NASA’s various satellite Read full post