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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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.@NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 4:30pm ET today to discuss this week’s first all-female spacewalk at th… https://t.co/Qp8VGmaP5W.@Space_Station update: our first all-female spacewalk with @Astro_Christina and @Astro_Jessica will be Thursday or… https://t.co/PLYXoeOcfP
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationCurb appeal. It’s not often I get to see my house from the outside. This photo I snapped on my spacewalk last Frida… https://t.co/ySHYY6GBvt
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationEsta semana tres miembros de la tripulación dijeron adiós a la @Space_Station. El resto de los astronautas se prepa… https://t.co/Zge4xfHxlg
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10/15
2019
This week, two astronauts completed the first two spacewalks in a series throughout October to upgrade the station'… https://t.co/SSWarlBN2F.@AstroDrewMorgan and @Astro_Christina concluded a six-hour and 45-minute spacewalk at 2:23pm EDT. They continued t… https://t.co/mnEUSV7TfsToday, as two of our NASA astronauts conduct the 220th spacewalk in support of the station, we received news of the… https://t.co/XvQVyi3uNpAs the first American woman to walk in space, Kathy Sullivan laid the groundwork for many others to follow in her f… https://t.co/azlVynuufR
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationWe're answering your #AskNASA questions live on @NASA TV as the crew works on get ahead tasks. @DiegoShadow asks, "… https://t.co/stVPy8y3XDAstronauts @Astro_Christina and @AstroDrewMorgan have completed all of the battery swaps ahead of scheduled today l… https://t.co/Jznmx0xI3y @Wynterloren @AstroDrewMorgan @Astro_Christina The astronauts spend a lot of time training for these spacewalks, in… https://t.co/wQiHWpTbOHWe’re saddened by the loss of legendary @roscosmos cosmonaut Alexei Leonov who became the first human to walk in sp… https://t.co/AhTwjg30Aw
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationFive spacewalks are planned to upgrade the station's power system, @LoganChalmers12 asks, "Why is a spacewalk requi… https://t.co/Hv1LT38qDNSpacewalkers @AstroDrewMorgan and @Astro_Christina are at the worksite on the far end of the station's port truss,… https://t.co/P9iqpgSdGlLIVE NOW: #Spacewalktober continues! At 7:38am ET, @AstroDrewMorgan and @Astro_Christina set their spacesuits to ba… https://t.co/vEuJGBQJNG
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station.@AstroDrewMorgan and @Astro_Christina set their spacesuits to battery power at 7:38am ET today officially beginnin… https://t.co/mElxpFeO1YThis 3D animation highlights the tasks taking place during today's spacewalk to swap batteries on the station's Por… https://t.co/hbSkKFwOyJNASA Astronauts are upgrading the batteries on station to lithium-ion, @Yavana777 wants to know, "Where will the ol… https://t.co/jfYN7G4PjTExp 61 Flight Engineers @AstroDrewMorgan and @Astro_Christina of NASA will continue the series of spacewalks outsid… https://t.co/G3kljucPCI.@NASA TV is live now as @Astro_Christina and @AstroDrewMorgan prepare for a spacewalk scheduled to begin today at… https://t.co/LLawhSAbk7
10/11
2019
Let’s talk about it! This #WorldMentalHealthDay, we remember to advocate for identification and treatment of mental… https://t.co/SacN9GcdtK
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationAstronauts @AstroDrewMorgan and @Astro_Christina will suit up Friday morning for the second spacewalk in a series o… https://t.co/wa2UEKHnWO
10/10
2019
The Nile River during the day and at night. Our perspective changes with our different angle of view from the direc… https://t.co/QIVKUGaaaX
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station @Mycuzinvinny @astro_luca @AstroDrewMorgan @Astro_Jessica @Astro_Christina @ISS_Research @NASA @esa @NASA TV covera… https://t.co/nRJQPGxYwCFresh back from 203 days on the International @Space_Station, NASA's @AstroHague pauses to reflect on his mission w… https://t.co/R1jQRVM67c
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station @Pam31857046 @AstroDrewMorgan @Astro_Jessica @astro_luca @Astro_Christina @ISS_Research @NASA @esa The crew can tal… https://t.co/AwfwT5pwfgWho has two thumbs and likes floating in space? https://t.co/jZRDV7BYoa
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationThe Exp 61 astronauts are taking a well-deserved day off today before cancer and DNA research on Thursday and anoth… https://t.co/HIQVKHjNvi
10/9
2019
Tuesday was packed with more spacewalk preps and microgravity research along with emergency training and cargo tran… https://t.co/6CZSaGstWa
10/8
2019
@BillyMa63451090 @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan @NASA_Astronauts It is rare, but spacewalkers have lost tools in… https://t.co/tKtlJloHZ8I took this photo of my awesome crewmate, @Astro_Christina, on our spacewalk to replace batteries on the… https://t.co/5lOggeaslp
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationTwo @NASA spacewalkers conducted routine post-spacewalk activities today after a 7 hour, 1 minute spacewalk Sunday… https://t.co/rm6FkHsm3N
10/7
2019
@GasOff2 @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan @roscosmos @esa @JAXA_en @csa_asc @BigelowSpace @BoeingSpace The p… https://t.co/00l4YqlP1d.@Astro_Christina and @AstroDrewMorgan successfully wrapped up a seven-hour and one minute spacewalk today beginnin… https://t.co/ZsLzjbZyOl @Gigakoos @NASA @NASA_Astronauts @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan The spacewalkers have a drink bag in their helmet they can sip from.Spacewalks are time-intensive tasks for the astronauts inside and outside the station and @HugoUmbers is wondering,… https://t.co/rC7oBeDatk @nawwarah999 @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan The batteries were delivered aboard Japan's HTV-8 cargo craft.… https://t.co/e2MdeIwrtc @Guy_Nardin @niemontal The solar arrays track the sun using solar alpha rotary joints and beta gimbal assemblies. H… https://t.co/F9CU7srDLz @Civil_Ben @NASA @_ericwalker_ The spacewalkers anchor themselves down, either in a foot restraint or using a rigid… https://t.co/MELrmAP3Cf @majidjanmuhamma @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan They are replacing the old nickel-hydrogen batteries with… https://t.co/cjfKve1LxH @rene_mathijssen @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan @roscosmos @esa @JAXA_en @csa_asc @BigelowSpacehttps://t.co/J0tPjPzl9N @StuartR69254283 @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan @roscosmos @esa @JAXA_en @csa_asc @BigelowSpacehttps://t.co/ctJHNCHmes @Akarsh_Says The astronauts eat a big breakfast before going out on a spacewalk and they are hungry when they get b… https://t.co/tSLMtmMVP1 @PicsByDevBlog @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan @roscosmos @esa @JAXA_en @csa_asc @BigelowSpace @BoeingSpacehttps://t.co/dad611NsFxSpacewalkers @Astro_Christina and @AstroDrewMorgan have finished the primary task of installing a lithium-ion batte… https://t.co/OqJuQyh9aoThe cameras on the spacesuit helmets have been in service since the space shuttle days and @niemontal asks, "Any pl… https://t.co/dqVVt53Mmb @TheRealJQuinten @NASA_Astronauts @_ericwalker_ There are six crewmembers aboard the space station right now.… https://t.co/KQ84EVIYL5Today's spacewalk to swap out batteries is complex and uses a variety of tools and @_ericwalker_ wants to know, "Wh… https://t.co/OLrOiX52wG @Hichamguy @savemilkweed You can find out more about NASA's qualifications for astronauts here... https://t.co/RoZFqM6m5N @ian95142019 @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan The space station orbits Earth 16 times a day at 17,500 miles per hour.We are nearing the three-hour point in today's spacewalk. @LasanthaSenanga wants to know, "How long can the longest… https://t.co/r8iO8S4lJU @Hichamguy @Benaidans28 @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan The astronauts do train for that unlikely situation. They… https://t.co/nXZ8CW9u9nWith 5 spacewalks planned this month at the station, @savemilkweed asks, "Has NASA fixed the problem of not having… https://t.co/icCQQyCglP @MaryRobinette @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan Dan Huot is today's @NASA TV commentator and Astronaut Steph… https://t.co/6srVVSdP8p @EchoHeron @Astro_Stephanie is in Mission Control Center talking to the spacewalkers today. @NoniSturge @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan Those are the original solar arrays. They have been repaired in the p… https://t.co/QJItLE3vhD @Porpetone @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan Well you have to also count the scientists studying the effects… https://t.co/0bIKmb0WsY @Loiner_nick77 @AstroDrewMorgan @astro_luca @Astro_Jessica @Astro_Christina @roscosmos @esa @NASA The astronauts do… https://t.co/ZqtHZ8bNnN @jace_voracek @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan We recently answered that question live on @NASA TV. You can check… https://t.co/H5cobtvMRmSpacewalkers @Astro_Christina and @AstroDrewMorgan are at the worksite now on the Port-6 truss structure. #AskNASAhttps://t.co/R9Tqy0g40nWatch @Astro_Christina and @AstroDrewMorgan live on @NASA TV as they conduct a battery replacement spacewalk on the… https://t.co/O9OU74WVK1 @NoniSturge @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan The most people on the station was 13. The most spacewalkers at one t… https://t.co/NSWge9hZrj.@Astro_Christina and @AstroDrewMorgan set their spacesuits to battery power at 7:39am ET today officially beginnin… https://t.co/uozT3kC8XS @belfastroadster @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan It is vented overboard. @Silency4shizz @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan Greenwich Mean Time, or GMT..@Astro_Jessica Meir and @Astro_Luca are inside the station today assisting spacewalkers @Astro_Christina and… https://t.co/AjbjQGw0Jr @music_effecks Hello! Here are some helpful facts and figures about the space station... https://t.co/nhbsVDsy4tThis 3D animation highlights the tasks taking place during today's spacewalk to swap batteries on the station's Por… https://t.co/1qSisLOmet.@NASA TV is live now as @Astro_Christina and @AstroDrewMorgan prepare for spacewalk scheduled to begin today at 7:… https://t.co/mjqohUtQO2 @ParsonsBraxton @AstroDrewMorgan @astro_luca @Astro_Jessica @Astro_Christina @roscosmos @esa @NASA The longest spac… https://t.co/rp5Bi5C0tVTwo #AskNASA questions in one from Friday's spacewalk briefing on NASA TV! @BrooksHouse7 wants to know how much spa… https://t.co/ZiKEEg0K8yAll hands on deck! Suited up this week in preparation for 5 spacewalks in a row to upgrade the @Space_Station solar… https://t.co/SsbUtEOgZJ
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationGet ready to rock #Spacewalk-tober! It starts this Sunday onboard @Space_Station. @NASA_Astronauts will make the f… https://t.co/mM4te146sM
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10/6
2019
The six-member Expedition 61 crew officially began Thursday morning and now turns their attention to a series of sp… https://t.co/5kr71mjXij
10/5
2019
@notyourburner @Astro_Jessica @Astro_Christina The next crew landing will be in February next year when… https://t.co/SUkHmRI0oR @PedroCol18 @nathankurz91 We will give it a try. 🧐 The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer uses a magnetic field to detect… https://t.co/CD9ViQ7QYU10 spacewalks are planned in three months to upgrade station power systems and repair an antimatter/dark matter det… https://t.co/rBpt2jtGcO.@NASA_Astronauts have been busy getting their interchangeable spacesuit components ready to go for 10 spacewalks t… https://t.co/Wci9EfVi0D3 @NASA_Astronauts and 1 @ESA astronaut will conduct 5 spacewalks this month to upgrade station power systems. So… https://t.co/55IoZE3Bll.@Astro_Jessica talks about the spacewalk assignment process and partnering with @Astro_Christina for the spacewalk… https://t.co/IwoXOZoN9V.@Astro_Christina and @Astro_Jessica are scheduled for a spacewalk together on Oct. 21. They recently talked about… https://t.co/9KLweYyLhGLIVE NOW: Experts provide updates about a series of complex spacewalks by @NASA_Astronauts during the next three mo… https://t.co/u53DWdy6uI
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationWatch @NASA TV today at 2pm ET as managers preview a series of upcoming station spacewalks. @Astro_Christina and… https://t.co/v8bKtzRp23 @SophyVanny @NASA @NASA_Astronauts @Astro_Jessica @Astro_Christina @NASA_ASTRONAUT Hi! You can read more about the… https://t.co/t7LdOxmj5Q @Ms2Legit2Whit @NASA @Astro_Christina @AstroDrewMorgan @SlighMiddle Hi! The astronauts have a wide variety of food… https://t.co/Gxhmg1PVSsThis week three crew members said goodbye to station. The remaining crew prepares for the first in a series of five… https://t.co/FQiuc3e16oTras un exitoso segundo intento de lanzamiento, un vehículo de carga japonés sin tripulación entregó material para… https://t.co/ZEfW6yn41s
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationAmerican astronaut @AstroHague and two other crew members from the International @Space_Station have returned to Ea… https://t.co/4PveOFliQ0
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10/4
2019
.@NASA TV goes live Friday at 2pm ET to preview a series of spacewalks that kicks off this Sunday with… https://t.co/7zt5HkBOljThe Soyuz MS-12 crew ship parachutes to a landing today in Kazakhstan with @AstroHague, Alexey Ovchinin and… https://t.co/BJqVZ6yIIuExpedition 60 crewmates Nick Hague and Alexey Ovchinin with visiting astronaut Hazzaa Ali Almansoori of the United… https://t.co/VxdMCkw8Z2Touchdown! @AstroHague, @Astro_Hazzaa and Alexey Ovchinin are back on Earth after departing the station 3-1/2 hours… https://t.co/KI3ppNzOOTParachutes open at just under 11 km in altitude. @AstroHague, @Astro_Hazzaa and Alexey Ovchinin are due to land in… https://t.co/9PnEScVUuN.@AstroHague, @Astro_Hazzaa and Alexey Ovchinin are feeling the effects of Earth's gravity. Their descent module's… https://t.co/5kgKFJDMMP.@AstroHague, @Astro_Hazzaa and Alexey Ovchinin are riding to Earth inside the Soyuz descent module that has just s… https://t.co/URqtYvYFEuThe Soyuz crew ship carrying three crewmates back to Earth has fired its braking engines. It will split into three… https://t.co/BN5oTNAIf1.@AstroHague, Alexey Ovchinin and @Astro_Hazzaa are on their way home. They will fire their Soyuz brake engines at… https://t.co/M95oyvWowlCheck out this nice highlight video of how a crew aboard a Soyuz spaceship returns to Earth after completing a miss… https://t.co/IBjn1j7ZUs.@AstroHague, @Astro_Hazzaa and Alexey Ovchinin undocked from the station at 3:37 a.m. EDT and are headed to Earth… https://t.co/nmf68DYpKh.@AstroHague, @Astro_Hazzaa and Alexey Ovchinin are in their Soyuz MS-12 crew ship ready to undock at 3:37am ET. Th… https://t.co/kcrppyGXy1
10/3
2019

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