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ISS Research 2h
How could space-grown cells improve testing methods for cancer treatment drugs? Watch share how research she’s been conducting on is looking for new ways to fight cancer.
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Our astronauts are serving up a game of tennis - in space! Tune in starting at 12:35 p.m. EDT as talks with champion ahead of today’s historic tennis match aboard the :
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Ricky Arnold 2h
The glorious banks and cays of
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Randy Bresnik 7h
For our fellow Earthlings, gazing upward during the you had the added treat of seeing those of us aboard photobombing the Sun!
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Randy Bresnik 7h
one year ago, our Moon cast its giant shadow on the during a . It was an otherworldly sight to see this huge dark patch move across our planet from . Looking upward was equally amazing as we caught it being blocked by the moon
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Ricky Arnold Aug 20
Typhoon barrels toward southern . Stay safe!
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Intl. Space Station Aug 19
Astronauts on Apollo 8 captured the first “Earthrise,” and now, astronauts on the space station capture Earth’s lights, days and nights. The best way to celebrate is with photos of our world. Want more astronaut-captured shots? Visit .
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A.J. (Drew) Feustel Aug 20
This is as viewed from the . With the low clouds it is easy to see the peaks of the volcanoes associated with the Sunda Megathrust subduction zone that lies at the tectonic boundary of the Indo-Australian and Eurasian plates.
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NASA Education Aug 17
Looking for ways to connect the experiments students do in the classroom to experiments being conducted by ? Check out this searchable database of experiments happening aboard the !
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A.J. (Drew) Feustel Aug 17
Working on upper body this ! In today’s workout I do a few reps of bicep curls, triceps extensions, shoulder shrugs, & elbow raises. These exercises work the trapezius, upper back, forearms, triceps, & the biceps. All essential muscles used during a .
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Ricky Arnold Aug 17
Congratulations to the people of 🇧🇹 for their 1st satellite which deployed from along with others from the 🇵🇭 & 🇲🇾. Putting the “I” in ISS!
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Andrew Morgan Aug 17
Took a few spins in the centrifuge! During both launch and landing we experience the forces caused by slowing down and speeding up, called “G-forces.”  We expect about 4-5 G’s, but we train for up to 8 G’s... that's 8 times my weight, so around 1500 lbs (roughly 680kg)!
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Ricky Arnold Aug 16
The Black Sea is a crossroads of cultures and is the gateway.
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Nick Hague Aug 16
It’s getting real! Can’t wait to strap in and launch to 🚀
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Andrew Morgan Aug 15
Pics of my recent introduction to the Russian Orlan spacewalking suit, just like ones worn by Sergey and Oleg outside the ISS right now! Unlike the American spacewalk suit that has a top and bottom, we enter the Orlan through a hatch in the back.
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NASA Astronauts Aug 15
NASA Astronaut Ed White made history on June 3, 1965, when he floated out of the hatch of his Gemini 4 capsule into the void of space. The first American lasted 23 minutes, beginning over the Pacific Ocean and ending over the Gulf of Mexico.
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Ricky Arnold Aug 15
No borders, only beauty.
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NASA Astronauts Aug 14
Two of the three Skylab 4 Astronauts exhibit the magic of zero g in space! Gerald D. Carr and William Pogue completed almost 3 months abroad the Earth-orbiting Skylab space station. Learn how Skylab missions paved way for :
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Ricky Arnold Aug 13
A curious moon peeks over the horizon at Tierra del Feugo
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NASA Astronauts Aug 14
: When Astronauts graduate from their candidacy, they are gifted a pin with silver wings. Once you fly on a mission, you receive a pin with gold wings! Congrats on receiving your Wings of Gold!
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