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NASA's page for updates from the International Space Station, the world-class lab orbiting Earth 250 miles above. For the latest research, follow @ISS_Research.

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Two spacewalkers installed an animal tracker outside the station this week. An study inside the station is observin… https://t.co/6f0f9L4fOR
8/17
2018
No borders, only beauty. #WednesdayWisdom https://t.co/H6Z88lRS05
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationToday's Russian spacewalk officially ended when cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergei Prokopyev closed the hatch to t… https://t.co/wBs8VVjOeBCosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev completed a 7 hour, 46 minute spacewalk today at 8:03pm ET today afte… https://t.co/M5LgmwV5FQ
8/16
2018
@HWheeler_Mcms @firstlegoleague Great question! Here is a series of astronaut exercise videos from space...… https://t.co/oKfttdkpHWThe spacewalkers will retrieve a pair of test experiment sample containers for stowage in the station. The samples… https://t.co/VwGl5K1eAH6.5 hours into today's spacewalk, @Roscosmos mission controllers determining whether to press ahead with get-ahead… https://t.co/pkRZNI1i7T @notableisnoti Cosmonaut is a Russian term and astronaut is an English term for the same occupation of working in space. @JebRowledge Cut off time would be determined by the battery power, oxygen and other consumables left in their spac… https://t.co/eK74iHRWAU @RashidBansi No astronaut has drifted away from the space station. They do have SAFER jet packs attached to their s… https://t.co/Ttr8NpZ3vVToday's spacewalk with cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev and Oleg Artemyev is about 1.5 hours behind the timeline. Here,… https://t.co/qMiI7ArtIQ @mev202 The space station's mass is about 925,335 pounds (419,725 kilograms)... https://t.co/nhbsVDsy4t @NicosPanoptikum @NASA Replace batteries on the Port 4 truss structure’s power channels. https://t.co/S4vHPSjo2R @Moog19761 Hi Lou! We answered your #AskNASA question live on @NASA TV today. Check your notifications or our feed… https://t.co/VH8kcpfRcq.@Moog19761's #AskNASA question during today's live @NASA TV coverage of the spacewalk is, "What will the cosmonaut… https://t.co/0zDDW9kGRVNear the five-hour mark, spacewalkers Sergey Prokopyev and Oleg Artemyev continued installing the Icarus animal-tra… https://t.co/OfvsUZaIzl @DorotheaMeran Hi Dorothea! We answered your #AskNASA question live on @NASA TV today. Check your notifications or… https://t.co/gia3PnTXF2.@DorotheaMeran's #AskNASA question during today's live @NASA TV coverage of the spacewalk is, "How long will the n… https://t.co/C4kz3VJQAQ @EnvEdChris We just answered that question a moment ago... https://t.co/Uc1GZe0BlP.@Cream1966's #AskNASA question during today's live @NASA TV coverage of the the spacewalk is, "What are the other… https://t.co/ZvAPdqNNl4 @medusa_1981 Thanks Medusa for you #AskNASA question! We answered it live on @NASA TV today. Check your notificatio… https://t.co/hR9ukbCbFM.@medusa_1981's #AskNASA question during today's spacewalk is, "What are those EVA suits made of? How long can the… https://t.co/kSgtG5zjUgSpacewalkers Sergey Prokopyev and Oleg Artemyev are seen outside of a window on the space station laying cable for… https://t.co/n0K6uVpeIv.@lana23xo's #AskNASA question during today's spacewalk is, "How many sunrises and sunsets are expected during this… https://t.co/ysQo1qCDSf @LisaFinefrock Hi Lisa! We answered your #AskNASA question live on @NASA TV today. Check your notifications or our… https://t.co/rzGar1OwmJ.@LisaFineFrock's #AskNASA question during today's spacewalk is, "Who completed the first ever spacewalk? And when… https://t.co/EmqN2Napfq @NoniSturge Hi Noni! Thanks for your #AskNASA question today. We answered it live on @NASA TV today. Check your not… https://t.co/6gVVwNclba.@NoniSturge's #AskNASA question during today's spacewalk is,"How many times during the spacewalk will Oleg and Ser… https://t.co/w4CfoFJ3L8The spacewalking cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev are working to install the Icarus animal-tracking ex… https://t.co/Mcg9nBJ2Rv @DONVOLPI @OlegMKS @roscosmos The space station orbits about 17,500 miles per hour or nearly 5 miles per second. Th… https://t.co/jvDPYtA5lz @NoniSturge @NASA GMT or Greenwich Mean Time, sometimes used interchangeably with UTC or Universal Time Code. @NoniSturge That is where the Icarus animal-tracking experiment will be installed.Russian spacewalker Sergey Prokopyev hand-deployed the first of two Sirius nano-satellites into Earth orbit 12:51pm… https://t.co/5pbvU6geX9Russian spacewalker Sergey Prokopyev hand-deployed the first of two Tanusha nano-satellites into Earth orbit 12:43p… https://t.co/ZrBgMHesINRussian spacewalkers Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev began a spacewalk when they opened the hatch of the Pirs ai… https://t.co/fZpEEplBPFSpacewalk day! Two cosmonauts will go for a stroll outside the @Space_Station to install equipment for an animal-tr… https://t.co/fBl284hCWa
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationAnimation depicts Russian spacewalkers Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev deploying nano-satellites into space duri… https://t.co/SSD3Roc4buWatch @NASA TV as Expedition 56 Flight Engineers Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev are preparing for their exit fr… https://t.co/hNYpOe6AYTToday is a #spacewalk day as two cosmonauts on @Space_Station go work outside in the vacuum of space to install equ… https://t.co/6LNdr1udgq
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station.@NASA TV is covering a Russian spacewalk live beginning Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. EDT. We'll also be answering… https://t.co/gX4fkBc3aS
8/15
2018
Our NICER mission twists and turns to track pulsars and other X-ray sources — and occasionally avoids being blocked… https://t.co/XKJ7FSDn9h
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station @Piotr_Qx Hi Piotr -- The crew gives each other haircuts with a vacuum device that sucks in the loose hair... https://t.co/YvplCATK7OThe Exp 56 crew is getting ready for a spacewalk Wednesday all while conducting space science and preparing for a p… https://t.co/bmWWMVta6TTwo cosmonauts are going on a spacewalk Wednesday. Live @NASA TV coverage begins tomorrow at 11:15am ET and we'll b… https://t.co/inRZKp4lMkHear from the five astronauts who will be the first fly @boeingspace's Starliner and @SpaceX's Crew Dragon to the I… https://t.co/3ONN6Rxv7M
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationTwo cosmonauts are going on a spacewalk Wednesday and live @NASA TV coverage begins at 11:15am ET. We'll be answeri… https://t.co/kEuf3yLEnk
8/14
2018
.@astro_ricky tells students attending the @MicrosoftEdu #YouthSpark event at @SpaceCenterHou what it's like to liv… https://t.co/18ZLE0q30v
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationThe Expedition 56 is gearing up for Wednesday’s spacewalk while working on a variety of space science experiments a… https://t.co/nwTz0YqpmxTune into @NASA TV today at 11:15am (ET) to see @astro_ricky—who is currently living on the @Space_Station—speak wi… https://t.co/7mHpg7AhKe
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8/13
2018
.@NASA TV will broadcast live a Russian spacewalk on Aug. 15 at 11:15 a.m. EDT. Two cosmonauts will deploy tiny sat… https://t.co/gtmezdfSwH
8/12
2018
The space station flew over Hurricane Hector in the Pacific Ocean this week and the crew took some spectacular pict… https://t.co/3ztuHc7DIXA pair of cosmonauts are preparing for a spacewalk as the rest of the Exp 56 crew set up a student satellite compet… https://t.co/Q5ItqGkyQuAstronauts on the space station are testing an ancient device that guided sailors for centuries and sharing space s… https://t.co/inN9Y5HsGX
8/10
2018
.@astro_ricky explains to students that once @NASA_Astronauts are hired, they go through about 2 years of training.… https://t.co/RRCTD8V3RD
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationTune into @NASA TV today at 2:35pm (ET) to see students in New Hampshire talk to @Space_Station astronaut… https://t.co/yVqNjJU2a5
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationThe crew aboard the station took some incredible photographs of the northern California wildfires over three days f… https://t.co/YAWe8I9LVh.@NASA & @ChallengerCtr have partnered to complete the lessons that Christa McAuliffe planned to do during her miss… https://t.co/iyEgLlroB2
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8/9
2018
#HurricaneHector continues to strengthen as it moves closer to #Hawaii. https://t.co/AoG29mtEy9
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationThe Exp 56 crew explored how health and physics are affected off the Earth while preparing for a spacewalk and a ca… https://t.co/TLsZeCTpZmThe Sun's glint lights up the waters from around the globe as the station orbited across North America, Hawaii, Afr… https://t.co/jayrMVIoHT
8/8
2018
.@AstroSerena spoke with @WSJ about the research being conducted to help us protect astronaut health on long-durati… https://t.co/heNczoiJpA#ChristasLessons were lost, but not forgotten. Classroom teachers-turned-astronauts @astro_ricky & @AstroAcaba are… https://t.co/Uqawuwo0BW
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationThe Expedition 56 crew used tiny satellites to help students contribute to space research and tested an ancient nav… https://t.co/8uRHauNhX7In Houston? Join space station crew members @Astro_Sabot, @Astro_Maker, @AstroAcaba, @Astro_Kanai, @Anton_Astrey, a… https://t.co/RRPWZspR3zWhile drifting high above a storm’s tangible fury, there is beauty to be found in the worst that nature has to offe… https://t.co/CBGqssZXM6
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationCatch up on the latest #research being conducted aboard your orbiting laboratory in the @Space_Station #science hig… https://t.co/A2lll8M8Pb
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8/7
2018
Plumes of billowing smoke from the #CaliforniaWildfires stretch eastwards toward to the Rocky Mountains. https://t.co/hGNO9XQbjB
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationThese bacteria can generate electricity in tiny wires they grow out of their cells. With some clever engineering, t… https://t.co/obGFLph5zC
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationTwo Expedition 56 cosmonauts are getting ready for a spacewalk set for next week as the rest of the space station c… https://t.co/lfXxvaKAqC#MicrogNExT students from Lone Star College – Cy Fair designed a #spacewalk tool that will head to @Space_Station i… https://t.co/wwTF7vhAez
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8/6
2018
.@NASA assigned nine astronauts to the first flights of the @BoeingSpace and @SpaceX commercial crew vehicles.… https://t.co/nptcxxp6C0
8/4
2018
Robotics controllers released the @SpaceX #Dragon cargo spacecraft at 12:38 p.m. EDT today as @AstroSerena monitore… https://t.co/WCqGZvIucfWe’re live with @Commercial_Crew astronauts @VicGlover and @Astro_Illini who will launch to the station with @Spacehttps://t.co/OU7gJeaLVcFrom the station, @Astro_Ricky congratulates the new @Commercial_Crew astronauts assigned to spaceflights on the… https://t.co/cd3ekyqm7VCongratulations to the crews of @BoeingSpace and @SpaceX that will once again leave Earth from @NASAKennedy!… https://t.co/v6dIJyZPvH
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationCongratulations to the newly announced @Commercial_Crew members. These missions will continue the outstanding… https://t.co/j3BigSZAl3
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationQuestions for our newly announced @Commercial_Crew astronauts? They will be the first to launch to the space statio… https://t.co/lsNu4JaFWNMeet the first four @NASA astronauts who will fly aboard Crew Dragon to the @Space_Station! https://t.co/9JZLWOPSK0 https://t.co/mNYa1PjKwU
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationI’m flying to @Space_Station again! The opportunity to fly in a new vehicle is any test pilot and astronaut’s dream… https://t.co/ziyyg5H8nX
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8/3
2018

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