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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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#OTD last month, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins returned to Earth after conducting 6 months of research aboard the… https://t.co/ZoEPYGBrfp
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5/16
2021
Cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and @astro_kimbrough exchanged samples for the SUBSA-BRAINS experiment. This tool could he… https://t.co/e8udoSHp00
Retweeted by International Space StationThe Celestial Immunity Investigation evaluates how gravity impacts our immune system, and NASA is abuzz about news… https://t.co/YQeLFv3iPi
5/14
2021
The Exp 65 crew prepped for the next @SpaceX #CargoDragon mission, researched the immune system and practiced emerg… https://t.co/uRs7pIqG4YCheck it out filmmakers, we are still taking submissions for the @NASA 2021 CineSpace film competition hosted by… https://t.co/CQIFX6Dc53
5/13
2021
Immune system research continued in space today as the Exp 65 crew also conducted eye and ear checks. More...… https://t.co/lRH18ctSHsLearn how your students can become part of the station research community! Join us at International Destination Sta… https://t.co/8qKRMMWxpS @albertopiva_tv @NASAKennedy @NASA @roscosmos @JAXA_en @esa @csa_asc Click the link in the tweet for more details a… https://t.co/QGboNZXbKX @SierraKiloBravo @NASAKennedy @NASA @roscosmos @JAXA_en @esa @csa_asc Click the link in the tweet for more details… https://t.co/8szm6NsHph @xjoshryan @NASAKennedy @NASA @roscosmos @JAXA_en @esa @csa_asc Click the link in the tweet for more details about the astronaut activities. @wjesse777 @NASAKennedy @NASA @roscosmos @JAXA_en @esa @csa_asc Click the link in the tweet for more details about the astronaut activities. @TexasRedBigIron @Astro_Sabot @NASA_Astronauts @ISS_Research It is the Life Science Glovebox where a variety of sci… https://t.co/AG09paw41h
5/12
2021
The Exp 65 crew today studied the immune system for insights into new vaccines, trained for a medical emergency and… https://t.co/ipvlscZdLjEl #CrewDragon de SpaceX aterrizó con éxito en el Golfo de México después de una misión de casi 6 meses en el espac… https://t.co/oTcAJA6tDW
Retweeted by International Space StationThe Exp 65 crew took a well-deserved day off on Monday. The next SpaceX #CargoDragon mission will launch to the sta… https://t.co/ScVuRGe0m7
5/11
2021
One rocket launch, 7 months on the @Space_Station, a fiery atmospheric reentry into a global pandemic, repeat COVID… https://t.co/vE453ffpIY
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5/10
2021
When astronauts take photos of Earth from space, it can help researchers on the ground map bird migrations. This… https://t.co/yzCQKVISUY
5/8
2021
We’re partnering with @Axiom_Space to enable the first private astronaut mission to the @Space_Station! 📅 Get the… https://t.co/pNG7K4ZqUL
Retweeted by International Space StationThe work week is wrapping up with biology and physics aboard the station. The Exp 65 residents also maintained the… https://t.co/PmQNXtgcGDThis week SpaceX's #CrewDragon successfully splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico after a nearly 6-month mission in s… https://t.co/wSzP9PlKSi
5/7
2021
"I felt like those cartoons when they experience [g-forces] and your face is just sagging down.” - @AstroVicGloverhttps://t.co/9QNqhjlUk7
Retweeted by International Space StationIs it more harrowing to splash down at night? Crew-1 astronaut Shannon Walker says everybody was so well prepared,… https://t.co/BXDverDqU7
Retweeted by International Space Station“I think we all need to be able to dream in all colors." – @AstroVicGlover offers his perspective on being the firs… https://t.co/1JxL33TbTF
Retweeted by International Space Station"It's purely a joy," says @Astro_Soichi about welcoming new crew members aboard the @Space_Station. On April 23, hi… https://t.co/zhpRbIjmMz
Retweeted by International Space Station“Quite frankly, I don’t know how our mission could have gone any better.” - @Astro_illini praises the teams across… https://t.co/EL44K7XvJB
Retweeted by International Space StationLIVE: NASA’s @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts give their first update after returning to Earth. Have questions? Use… https://t.co/zI16PIXLSp
Retweeted by International Space StationWatch @NASA TV today at 3:45pm ET as the @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts talk to journalists and take #AskNASA questions… https://t.co/54thw1ij3PHuman Research and space physics topped the science schedule aboard station today. The crew also spent Thursday ser… https://t.co/Qezc4f5zyG
5/6
2021
The @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts have returned to @NASA_Johnson! They will be talking to journalists and taking… https://t.co/XDNZYfVyi8The Exp 65 crew focused on life science, packed a U.S. cargo ship and maintained orbital lab systems today. More...… https://t.co/TDMEpkjNbQInternational Destination Station is right around the corner! Learn about station research opportunities from both… https://t.co/dk81i1gvXm
5/5
2021
The @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will have a @NASA TV news conference on Thursday. Back in space, the Exp 65 crew is r… https://t.co/NscMwVx2IqCrew Dragon Endeavour llega y Crew Dragon Resilience se va a casa, haciendo un intercambio de dos equipos de… https://t.co/P6AN5x47Kq
Retweeted by International Space StationThe @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts are back on Earth and they will answer #AskNASA questions live on @NASA TV beginning… https://t.co/KFYzwnBFSP
5/4
2021
The seven-member Exp 65 crew will stay in space together until October conducting a variety of advanced microgravit… https://t.co/gfDiE4JkjfThe media is invited to the launch of the next @SpaceX Cargo Dragon mission from @NASAKennedy on June 3. https://t.co/kzrUn6e55H
5/3
2021
#ICYMI: @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi took a six-and… https://t.co/JVmnX7hbFGLet’s give NASA's @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts a hand! 👏 Welcome home. In the most fitting fashion, their mission,… https://t.co/5D6Pb8ciHV
Retweeted by International Space Station🛰️ The Crew Dragon spacecraft splashed down on Earth. 🚢 Now the crew is on the recovery boat. 🚁 From there, they'll… https://t.co/0JY1EEnTxv
Retweeted by International Space StationSplashdown at 2:56am ET in the Gulf of Mexico! The @SpaceX #CrewDragon and its four Crew-1 astronauts are safely ba… https://t.co/idwJjkuT6W📍Destination: Panama City, Florida At 2:56am ET (06:56 UT) , @NASA_Astronauts @AstroVicGlover, @Astro_illini and… https://t.co/LogMaG2f3d
Retweeted by International Space StationThe @SpaceX #CrewDragon's main chutes have deployed. Splashdown in ~3 minutes. #LaunchAmerica https://t.co/yuOTrZ4JutThe @SpaceX #CrewDragon spotted soaring back to Earth. #LaunchAmerica https://t.co/yuOTrZ4Jut https://t.co/oVhqz1DsjxThe @SpaceX #CrewDragon is soaring into Earth's atmosphere now and the Crew-1 astronauts are feeling the pull of Ea… https://t.co/LByQjradPRDragon’s deorbit burn is complete and its nosecone is closed
Retweeted by International Space StationThe @SpaceX #CrewDragon completed its deorbit burn to slow down and fall back to Earth. The Crew-1 foursome will so… https://t.co/0qPnpcoRwHThe four @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts are in their final hour in Earth orbit. The #CrewDragon will fire its deorbit en… https://t.co/uMYkgoHmYC @C_Daniela29 @SpaceX The Crew-1 astronauts are awake during all the undock and splashdown maneuvers today.The @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts are suited up inside #CrewDragon Resilience ready to soar back to Earth and splashdow… https://t.co/afdbrK5nyeA @SpaceX Crew-1 member on the departing #CrewDragon Resilience pictured the Crew Dragon Endeavour docked to the st… https://t.co/65IfFPLL80The @SpaceX #CrewDragon will experience extreme temperatures when it hits Earth's atmosphere for the first time.… https://t.co/fb7CD6WrOa @shash_singh23 @NASA @SpaceX It will be approaching its splashdown site from the southwest crossing the Pacific, th… https://t.co/1jd154msZp @RocketRacer10 @SpaceX The deorbit burn slows down the vehicle causing it to fall out of orbit back to Earth.The @SpaceX #CrewDragon will take about 12 minutes to splashdown after its atmospheric reentry. @GregWestgarde is c… https://t.co/gKDdLMlVdMThe @SpaceX #CrewDragon will orbit Earth about two more times before splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico.… https://t.co/j4aE9g8imM @Christi11043955 @lizzyvoice @NASA @SpaceX When a piece of debris is tracked nearing the station, docked cargo ship… https://t.co/YnFfoBDckh @Iamsanjay84 The first night time splashdown occurred during the Apollo 8 moon mission in December of 1968. @parkejunior @Astronomiaum @NASA The #CrewDragon is returning some research samples back to Earth. @JacobMerinoo @NASA @SpaceX #STEM -- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics @keeganwelles14 @NASA @SpaceX The @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will stay awake the entire time from undocking to splashdown. @ChristosAristo3 @ADM_Alexandra @NASA Here is a gallery of star pictures taken from the station... https://t.co/67s4r2mgcs @velocity_series @BurnedCage Good question! The station crew is testing a lower body negative pressure suit that co… https://t.co/9DgCWwwV7KThe @SpaceX #CrewDragon Resilience has completed its four departure burns. Its 16-minute deorbit burn, or braking m… https://t.co/xTtNiVMYgp @BurnedCage The crew does experience the phenomena of the headward flow of fluids in space. That creates pressure o… https://t.co/BxtYSdRcpB @ADM_Alexandra @NASA Check out this pic from the station of Jupiter, Venus and the Moon from the station...… https://t.co/jcvZE6HJWK @Vogey21 Check out the space station blog for daily highlights about the work and science taking place on the orbit… https://t.co/QdlHbY1Ppn @JerryMansheim From atmospheric entry to splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico it will take about 12 minutes. @ogbodo9 @NASA The open nose cone allows the Crew Dragon to dock and undock from the station. It will close a few m… https://t.co/9PHoDdffPn @traceyoldham Sure is. Check it out... https://t.co/89IJ1NEmIcA station camera captured the @SpaceX #CrewDragon Resilience separating further away from the station to prepare fo… https://t.co/8EfqvR4hn3 @Jordanf06897633 The Crew Dragon undocked from the station at 8:35pm ET Saturday. They will enter the atmosphere ab… https://t.co/lWfxGHShJh @ezadler @NASA The astronauts have been watching inflight movies for awhile! Here they are watching Star Wars: The… https://t.co/FTqjhIlkXG @tv_decisive Of course they can! They take hundreds of pictures everyday of fellow astronauts, station hardware for… https://t.co/hZVfxX61Hc @sankar_sudheer The undocking, separation, reentry and splashdown operations are all automated. @Matthew_John98 Great question! Here is a peek at what the crew aboard the station will be researching the next six… https://t.co/pfLETrNfCw @Airbus_747 After Dragon is returned to shore it is delivered and processed at the @SpaceX facility for its next mission.This will be the first nighttime splashdown of a US spacecraft with crew on board since Apollo 8’s return in 1968
Retweeted by International Space Station @SkySunflower311 @NASA Resilience's nose cone will close at about 2:23pm ET and enter Earth's atmosphere at about 2… https://t.co/fID8Yaj6x8Four @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts are going home after undocking in the #CrewDragon Resilience today at 8:35pm ET. The… https://t.co/81DcGgpKFfThe @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts are in the #CrewDragon Resilience getting ready to undock at 8:35pm ET and splashdown… https://t.co/rlnZT0qpRjLIVE: Watch Crew Dragon Resilience undock from the @Space_Station. NASA’s @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts are scheduled t… https://t.co/ikZamr9Lt0
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5/2
2021
The hatch closed to the @SpaceX #CrewDragon today at 6:26pm ET. Crew-1 is now getting ready to undock at 8:35pm wit… https://t.co/hVsFU4zH1rLIVE: NASA's @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts are strapped in for their journey home tonight. Watch the hatches close betw… https://t.co/qqSU7zbywR
Retweeted by International Space Station.@NASA TV is live now as the @SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts say farewell to the Exp 65 crew and close the hatch to the… https://t.co/kgADCoItBC.@NASA and @SpaceX teams will be in the Gulf of Mexico to retrieve the four Crew-1 astronauts when they splashdown… https://t.co/7616eMO65l
5/1
2021
Gratitude, wonder, connection. I’m full of and motivated by these feelings on my birthday, as my first mission to s… https://t.co/eQralSMaGt
Retweeted by International Space Station.@SpaceX Crew-1 is in final preps for Sunday's splashdown. The rest of the Exp 65 crew had a light day with some sc… https://t.co/CNet7SbY8OCrew Dragon Endeavour arrives and Crew Dragon Resilience is going home as two @SpaceX crews swap places on the stat… https://t.co/9CSiwHD3TX.@NASA and @SpaceX have moved Crew-1’s undocking and splashdown due to unfavorable weather conditions. Meanwhile, t… https://t.co/IG3iJOcCZjThe orbital residents are staying busy aboard the station as four astronauts prepare to return to Earth this weeken… https://t.co/05tSlPkIGg
4/30
2021
We mourn the passing of Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, who piloted humanity’s first voyage to the surface of… https://t.co/jio2fRI21J
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4/29
2021
The "Super Moon" was recently photographed from the station. It is a spectacular sight from space no matter what ph… https://t.co/Of79hZbNuL @sujalkumar86 The station's main purpose is performing science that can't be done on Earth due to gravity. The stat… https://t.co/XTBNIsM301 @AlbertGBaldry Watch this fun video and see how astronauts react to the station boosting its orbit... https://t.co/ZhUhNYcwRt @moniks91 @SpaceX @NASA_Astronauts @esa @JAXA_en @roscosmos @csa_asc This is updated. Thank you for reading the blog 😊🚀It is busy up here: there are 11 of us on the International @Space_Station, and also two Crew Dragons!… https://t.co/zRDULUslVf
Retweeted by International Space Station @LevinGorgs @SpaceX @NASA_Astronauts @esa @JAXA_en @roscosmos @csa_asc This is updated. Thank you for reading the blog 😊🚀Registration is open for International Destination Station! Learn about station opportunities from both @NASA and… https://t.co/e2c101sZ3iA resupply ship departed the station on Tuesday night and science rolls on as @SpaceX Crew-1 nears the end of its m… https://t.co/aDcypjp9NQ
4/28
2021
Science rolls on aboard the orbital lab with 11 people working together, four of whom are due to return to Earth th… https://t.co/MFgR8qf1la
4/27
2021

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