Robot Science, Spacewalk Preps Ahead of Japanese Cargo Mission

The Expedition 56 crew members explored using algorithms to remotely control a robot on the ground and satellites from the International Space Station today. The orbital residents are also cleaning up after a Russian spacewalk while preparing for a pair of upcoming U.S. spacewalks and a Japanese cargo mission. Astronaut Alexander Read full post

Hispanic Network Magazine Honors NASA Goddard Engineer Scarlin Hernandez

10 Latina engineers, physicists, techies, and STEM activists are breaking glass ceilings, solving major scientific problems, creating innovative products that save lives, and creating programs for young Latinas. One of them is our very own, NASA engineer Scarlin Hernandez at Goddard Space Flight Center: “I want to be able to Read full post

ISS Daily Summary Report – 8/16/2018

Russian ExtraVehicular Activity (EVA) 45: Yesterday, Artemyev (EV1) and Prokopev (EV2) exited the Docking Compartment (DC)1 at 11:17 AM CDT and completed Russia EVA #45 with a Phased Elapsed Time (PET) of 7 hours and 46 minutes. The crew was able to complete the following tasks: Deployment of 2 nanosatellites Read full post

Preparing for Research at Sea: Behind the Scenes

by Anna Ward / KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND / Anna Ward is a marine biology undergraduate at the University of California, San Diego within the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. This summer she is working with Dr. Susanne Menden-Deuer (advisor) and Dr. Gayantonia Franze (mentor) at the University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography. Read full post

NASA EXPRESS: Your STEM Connection for Aug. 16, 2018

  Real-world Applications for Out-of-This-World Science Audience: STEM Educators Contact:  Are you looking for ways to connect STEM studies to real-life applications? Check out Space Station Research Explorer, a searchable database of experiments happening aboard the International Space Station. Space Station Research Explorer allows you to link student experiments to similar ones being Read full post

2018 Great Minds in STEM HENAAC Award Winners

NASA is proud to announce that the Great Minds in STEM 2018 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC) Award Winners include 4 honorees from NASA this year! Professional Achievement - II Andres Martinez Program Executive, Advanced Exploration Systems (AES) Division Human Exploration and Operations Missions Directorate NASA Ames Research Center Most Promising Engineering-Graduate, Ph.D. Maricela Read full post

Cosmonauts Wrap Up Russian Spacewalk for Science Work

Expedition 56 Flight Engineers Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos have completed a spacewalk lasting 7 hours and 46 minutes. The two cosmonauts opened the hatch to the Pirs docking compartment to begin the spacewalk at 12:17 p.m. EDT. They re-entered the airlock and closed the hatch at 8:03 p.m. Read full post

ISS Daily Summary Report – 8/15/2018

Russian ExtraVehicular Activity (EVA) 45: Today Artemyev (EV1) and Prokopev (EV2) exited the Docking Compartment (DC)1 at 11:17 AM CDT in order to complete Russia EVA #45. The EVA is on-going and the Russian Crew are working to complete the following tasks: Deployment of 2 nanosatellites “Tanyusha-YuZGU” [Completed] Deployment of Read full post