Meet the Flight Test Crews Hear from the five astronauts who will be the first to flying Boeing's Starliner and SpaceX's Crew Dragon to the International Space Station on the companies' flight tests in 2019! Read full post

ISS Daily Summary Report – 8/13/2018

Microbial Tracking-2 (MT-2): The crew collected saliva and blood samples for the Microbial Tracking-2 investigation. MT-2 monitors the different types of microbes that are present on ISS over a 1-year period. After the samples are returned to Earth, a molecular analysis of the RNA and DNA will be conducted to Read full post

Station Gears Up for Spacewalk During Advanced Science Work

Two Expedition 56 cosmonauts packed a Russian resupply ship today before preparing for Wednesday’s spacewalk. The other four International Space Station crew members worked on a variety of space science experiments and lab maintenance duties. Cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev are loading a Progress 69 (69P) cargo craft with trash Read full post