ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/19/2018

Miniature Exercise Device (MED-2):  The crew set up cameras in Node 3 to capture video from multiple views of the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device (ARED) and MED-2 hardware.  They applied body markers, performed dead lifts and rowing exercises and then transferred the video for downlink.  The ISS’s exercise equipment is Read full post

Atlas V Prepared to Boost NASA's InSight to Mars

At Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V booster and Centaur upper stage are lifted for positioning on the launch pad at Space Launch Complex 3. The rocket will launch NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, or InSight, spacecraft for its Read full post

NASA EXPRESS Message – April 19, 2018

  'A Year of Education on Station' Video Playlist Audience: All Educators Contact: JSC-STEMonStation@mail.nasa.gov  Teachers know videos increase student motivation, and NASA knows teachers need easy-to-find resources. Introducing the ‘A Year of Education on Station’ YouTube video playlist -- your one-stop-shop for videos related to this special year in which two former classroom teachers Read full post

TESS Spacecraft Embarks on Planet-hunting Mission

NASA will have a new tool in the search for habitable planets. The agency’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite was delivered to space this evening aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Launch occurred right on time Read full post

TESS Spacecraft Embarks on Planet-hunting Mission

NASA will have a new tool in the search for habitable planets. The agency’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite was delivered to space this evening aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Launch occurred right on time Read full post

Spacecraft Sep! TESS is Flying Solo

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, is flying free following an on-time liftoff and successful journey to orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The spacecraft has separated from the rocket's second stage. Once TESS deploys its twin power-producing solar arrays, it will spend the next two months climbing Read full post