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ISS Research Mar 20
Rubber vacuum pants that suck! The pants may look a little unusual, but they could help us understand a potentially serious vision problem that affects some astronauts on long-duration spaceflights. 👖🚀🔬
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Christina H Koch Mar 20
At any given time, there are about 300 experiments happening on the ! You can follow all the happening aboard our orbiting laboratory at .
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center Mar 17
Last week Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques began growing two new crops aboard the . 🌱 The experiment is part of research to identify fresh veggies capable of providing food and nutrition to astronauts on long-duration missions. More:
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NASA Mar 18
“It’s like being a detective.” Dr. Sarah Wallace is the microbiologist behind the DNA sequencer used on the , which can be used to monitor crewmembers’ health or even potentially detect extraterrestrial life. Get all the clues this :
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NASA STEM Engagement Mar 18
Lettuce wrap up the day with a ! Did you know that students helped select 2 types of lettuce being grown on the ? Astronauts began growing them last week & should have some tasty results soon! 🥬🥗
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NASA GeneLab Mar 14
Understanding biological effects of working on the moon and Mars is crucial. offers omics data to evaluate how gene expression changes due to the radiation environment in space to assess risks to astronauts. Explore the data at
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ISS Research Mar 18
It monitors thunderstorms and lightning phenomena from the , and now you can make your own Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor! Read more about what we're learning with this tool: 🌩🚀
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Intl. Space Station Mar 18
The Exp 59 crew is getting ready for the first of three spacewalks just days after the arrival of three new crew members to the station.
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Human Spaceflight Mar 18
A scientific introduction to our that is monitoring thunderstorms and lightning phenomena from the has been published by :
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ISS Research Mar 18
Science 🔬 Social 🤳 Rocket 🚀 YOU! Apply to see new research heading to your orbiting laboratory!
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CanadianSpaceAgency Mar 17
This week, will place eight bubble monitors in various locations on board the as part of Radi-N2, 🇨🇦 designed to measure how much neutron radiation astronauts are exposed to during their missions: . 📷: CSA/NASA
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Intl. Space Station Mar 14
Soyuz hatch was opened at 10:07pm ET. Exp 59 crew is about to welcome three new members.
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金井 宣茂 Mar 14
宇宙ステーション滞在中には、ベジー(Veggie)というNASAの宇宙実験で野菜の栽培をしていました。 宇宙で食料を生産するという実験目的とは別に、人工的な環境の中で植物🥬が成長するのを見るのが、心の慰めにもなっていたように思います。
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NASA Mar 14
3-2-1… LIFTOFF! 🚀 At 3:14pm ET, , and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin launched on a journey to their new home aboard the for a six-and-a-half-month mission. Tune in: Ask questions using
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ISS Research Mar 14
Watch the launch of the next crew members who are heading to your orbiting laboratory to conduct out-of-this-world research!
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Intl. Space Station Mar 14
In 3.14... 2... 1... It's the liftoff of ! Get ready for another liftoff this afternoon when , and Alexey Ovchinin launch to the space station at 3:14pm ET! Tune in for live coverage beginning at 2pm ET.
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ISS National Lab Mar 13
Earlier this week, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques began growing two new crops onboard the ! One of those crops, Extra Dwarf Pak Choi, was chosen by students through experiments for the portion of The Fairchild Challenge.
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ISS National Lab Mar 12
Since 2013, the has continued to support projects and activities in the area of regenerative medicine. Recently, the National Lab has partnered with the and the on multiyear programs that support this important research. Learn more:
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NASA Mar 12
The crew aboard the is about to double in size! 👨‍🚀 Thursday, astronauts and and Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin will launch for a six-and-a-half month mission. Find out how to watch their March 14 launch to space:
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