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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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Last Sunday, @AstroBehnken & @Astro_Doug returned home to planet Earth aboard the @SpaceX Dragon Endeavour. Did you… https://t.co/uRpfG9onIr
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8/9
2020
.@Astro_Seal will answer prerecorded questions from the @GirlScouts live on @NASA TV at 10:55am ET on Tuesday. https://t.co/HwUz08OSMZThese long-exposure pics from the station show the Milky Way above the atmospheric glow blanketing Earth's horizon.… https://t.co/yU4tfFdOHQ
8/8
2020
@jeremiahdo_ Thank you very much! We think our out-of-this-world, international, orbiting laboratory is a great rea… https://t.co/XEgp6mwSIMDid you know humans have been continuously living in space for 20 years?👩‍🚀👨‍🚀 Teachers! Parents! 🥳 Celebrate the… https://t.co/3kGFnJNhqS
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationSpaceX's Crew Dragon, carrying @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug, splashed down off the Gulf Coast. Crew-1 astronauts a… https://t.co/XumZFcUo3s
8/7
2020
Over the last 20 years @NASA_Astronauts have done 3,000+ science experiments to benefit humans on 🌎! Tune in to N… https://t.co/jeyv0VKK0I
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationAdvanced space science, cargo transfers and orbital maintenance kept the three Exp 63 crew members occupied Thursda… https://t.co/WXHr4HTlxH"In the spacesuit, you're looking down and seeing the Earth from above, from the outside with your own human eyes.… https://t.co/TNwX3SlnpL
8/6
2020
Antes de partir de la @Space_Station, @Astro_Doug y @AstroBehnken llevaron a cabo más investigaciones científicas,… https://t.co/SnMXGTlbGW
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationThe Exp 63 crew, with one @NASA astronaut and two @Roscosmos cosmonauts, juggled an array of @ISS_Research and orbi… https://t.co/RGqsejgamV#STEM students will pose questions to Exp 63 Commander @Astro_Seal live on @NASA TV at 12:45 pm ET on Friday. https://t.co/uMKei2tn8A
8/5
2020
.@AstroBehnken mentions "perserverance" in response to today's #AskNASA question from @leotypes, "What are the grea… https://t.co/LzxMohGHdx.@ndanger817 had her #AskNASA question answered by @Astro_Doug during today's news conference, "What is the recondi… https://t.co/gocztdZBJM.@Astro_Doug compliments @SpaceX on the the "rock-solid" performance of #CrewDragon and compares it to his space sh… https://t.co/FwadpqXqws.@AstroBehnken vividly describes what it was like to return to Earth and splashdown in the @SpaceX #CrewDragon. https://t.co/SEKbSDOUlrLIVE: @AstroBehnken & @Astro_Doug answer questions about their @Commercial_Crew flight to @Space_Station aboard the… https://t.co/TKIlrzN7JV
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station.@Astro_Doug and @AstroBehnken are back on Earth and will have a news conference live on @NASA TV today at 4:30pm E… https://t.co/8gTPjewjWbToday, hear from @AstroBehnken & @Astro_Doug as they discuss their historic #LaunchAmerica mission to… https://t.co/yeeywScLvG
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station @lesterr217 @Astro_SEAL @NASA_Astronauts @ISS_Research Cassidy launched April 9 (https://t.co/UsMhpiM3Xt) with two… https://t.co/xvms3CJ0wlFree-flying robots, planetary bodies and water droplets were just part of Tuesday’s research plan aboard the statio… https://t.co/cXPRfWbVucFrom 250 miles above the Earth, Expedition 63 is aware of the hard times that exist in the neighborhoods of the wor… https://t.co/ofKUbbZ7wJThree Exp 63 crewmates are orbiting Earth today following the splashdown of two @Commercial_Crew astronauts.… https://t.co/1CrUBQSFUl.@AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug will discuss their historic @SpaceX #CrewDragon mission during a news conference at… https://t.co/BmM5wiOvgC
8/4
2020
@realKashifgill @SpaceX @AstroBehnken @Astro_Doug @nasahqphoto @ingallsimages Yes the Crew Dragon is reusable. It w… https://t.co/1kYZjnXk9Y @WolfFromPDX @NWSPortland @SpaceX @AstroBehnken @Astro_Doug @nasahqphoto @ingallsimages @airandspace The just-retur… https://t.co/zCSqfyr8VXGotas de agua, robots con forma de cubo, y la partida de @SpaceX #CrewDragon mantuvieron a la tripulación ocupada l… https://t.co/6FdJWqBGE8
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station.@AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug are back on terra firma following their successful mission aboard the @SpaceXhttps://t.co/9mOJdtHJ9L @DhivehiOne @rax33n @NASA_Astronauts @AstroBehnken @Astro_Doug @SpaceX They splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico at… https://t.co/ExD8Y8O6tGThe @SpaceX #CrewDragon with @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug aboard splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, Au… https://t.co/L1B5miwnz4"No matter where you are on planet Earth, this is a good thing." @SpaceX CEO @ElonMusk reflects on the success of… https://t.co/8f8yVfsTow
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationThe NASA and @SpaceX Demo-2 mission was intended to test the Crew Dragon vehicle and certify it for operational fli… https://t.co/hfu9FlEaGJ
8/3
2020
LIVE NOW: Our #LaunchAmerica astronauts are welcomed home after today's historic splashdown aboard the @SpaceX Drag… https://t.co/plR2XPnFEP
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station👨‍🚀 They're almost home! 👨‍🚀 After undocking from the @space_station yesterday and splashing down off the Florida… https://t.co/gd2tZ1xBlt
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationToday, flight controllers in Mission Control Houston monitored a historic event: The first splashdown of a crewed c… https://t.co/Z6vhwgI3xT
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationStarting with Crew 1, @SpaceX Crew Dragon will fly four astronauts to the space station, our orbiting laboratory. J… https://t.co/cq3GJNFHckSteve Stich, manager of NASA’s @Commercial_Crew Program, explains how certification of Crew Dragon will unfold: By… https://t.co/zSbjRAXhAT"Diversity brings the resilience to this crew." @Astro_Soichi of @JAXA_en is honored to be a part of the Crew-1 m… https://t.co/k2M9nyxIXm
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationCrew Dragon's splashdown was "an enormous relief," but the work wasn't done yet. Gwynne Shotwell, president and chi… https://t.co/bV9LqU7GEoAfter splashdown, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley reported they were feeling well. Steve Stich, manager of NASA's… https://t.co/nnCCh4QlY3LIVE: An update on today's @SpaceX Dragon Endeavour splashdown, returning @AstroBehnken & @Astro_Doug home to Earth… https://t.co/re48fqj0fk
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station.@SpaceX engineers are doing a purge of vapor fumes around the Dragon Endeavour to ensure the safety of our… https://t.co/teDuBGNbTi
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station.@NASA TV coverage continues as @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug prepare to exit the @SpaceX #CrewDragon hoisted aboar… https://t.co/RBfeXmIigY👀 Views of our recovery teams approaching the @SpaceX Dragon capsule and gathering the parachutes in the water.… https://t.co/4nGccKKGuc
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationAnd the first splashdown for @NASA_Astronauts since 1975! @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug parachuted to a landing in… https://t.co/mw3JfNX8eQWe have SPLASHDOWN! Welcome home @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug! #LaunchAmerica
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationDragon's four main parachutes have deployed https://t.co/iU5Uy7lHbM
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationDrogue chutes deployed
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationWe have regained communication with the spacecraft following the blackout period. #LaunchAmerica
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationThe @SpaceX Crew Dragon has entered an expected, temporary communications blackout now as the spacecraft, with NASA… https://t.co/6wMX75reVb
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationT-10 minutes until Crew Dragon’s splashdown https://t.co/bJFjLCzWdK
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationGreat conditions for splashdown. Winds are at 2 knots. #LaunchAmerica
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationDragon will travel from south of New Zealand to Florida in ~37 minutes
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationDragon's deorbit burn is complete; nosecone closure initiated https://t.co/bJFjLCzWdK
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationFor the latest pics from the splashdown site for the @SpaceX #CrewDragon please visit... Here are the latest pics f… https://t.co/zt7G6di6H0 @sealblubber4eva @tim5374 Here are the latest pics from the splashdown site... https://t.co/dkgHW1HHwjThe @SpaceX #CrewDragon has fired its deorbit engines. @Astro_Doug and @AstroBehnken will enter Earth's atmosphere… https://t.co/qdtGkNNEFm @Rae_in_SA @NASA_Johnson @SpaceX @Astro_Doug @AstroBehnken No. @Saroj__Poudel @SpaceX @Astro_Doug @AstroBehnken Yes. @zungumuza @SpaceX @Astro_Doug @AstroBehnken They had a good night's sleep on the #CrewDragon waking up early Sunda… https://t.co/43NzBujte2The @SpaceX #CrewDragon with @Astro_Doug and @AstroBehnken is "go" for a deorbit burn at 1:56pm ET today to fall ou… https://t.co/lmJBFLTKCM @1PostalSurfr You will not be able see reentry but you may be able to see the parachutes as the @SpaceX #CrewDragon splashes down.Two operational @SpaceX #CrewDragon missions are already planned with @NASA_Astronauts by next year and… https://t.co/3GJIx6ZxyR.@tim5374's 10-year-old daughter is asking today, "How hot will the exterior of the spacecraft get during reentry?"… https://t.co/VnR5Wafhr8 @MaxGuzmn11 @Astro_SEAL @Astro_Seal is due to return to Earth in October with @ivan_mks63 and Anatoly Ivanishin. Th… https://t.co/DsV0oPMH57 @MaxGuzmn11 Splashdown, especially with humans onboard the @SpaceX #CrewDragon for the first time, is a carefully p… https://t.co/eCIgCXrbNYThe station provides spectacular views for astronauts and has astronomy gear for scientists. @galactic_abby is inte… https://t.co/0IR8Xbo2oXCheck out the sequence of events taking place to set up today's splashdown of @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug aboard… https://t.co/tFUGlhRUpC.@AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug are "go" for splashdown off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, today at 2:48pm ET aboa… https://t.co/dP1XfTUODu @HMcdoogy You can check out the latest space station science and more here... https://t.co/MZKsRDwquP https://t.co/mZzxaYxR0F @EzekielJ20 @SpaceX sent its first #Dragon cargo vehicle to the station in 2012. @NorthropGrumman sent their first… https://t.co/1uNJHu0xa6 @Jaw_Knock @NASA Artemis will @NASA's next program to send humans to the Moon by 2024... https://t.co/81jCHE8Cf1.@AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug will be plucked out of the Gulf of Mexico today after they splashdown inside the… https://t.co/TRMIpBi1JjThe @SpaceX #CrewDragon is orbiting Earth right now at about 17,500mph and @Jasemor asks, "At roughly what speed wi… https://t.co/fQ2YobnPE8Today is the big day!🌎 @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug are returning to Earth today and you're invited along for the… https://t.co/PcZyCSSiFN
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station @Tunnyville @SpaceX @AstroBehnken @Astro_Doug For continuous live coverage through splashdown... https://t.co/yuOTrZ4Jut.@SpaceX’s first #CrewDragon parachuted to a splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean during the uncrewed Demo-1 mission on… https://t.co/tlY62Mm7msSpace dads @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug aboard the @SpaceX #CrewDragon received a wakeup call from their sons this… https://t.co/IDPQtUnUh6.@Astro_Doug and @AstroBehnken took 16 trips around the Earth each day while in space. So @OblivionCSGO asks, "How… https://t.co/pXFR8246wl @RobinStoute @JenniferD127 @asknasa The @SpaceX #CrewDragon astronauts can orbit Earth for a few more days for a sa… https://t.co/Lp2d5cQ6b6Two @SpaceX engineers describe the unique suits that @Astro_Doug and @AstroBehnken will be wearing when they splash… https://t.co/Zqj75Z43r3The crew is ready to return home inside the @SpaceX #CrewDragon and @Akai43219486 wants to know, "What will Bob and… https://t.co/VULQuGYZWrQuite a few of you, including @JenniferD127, have been wondering, "What will Bob and Doug do upon their return to E… https://t.co/Ly4XttxibN @bjoydouglas Hi Brenda. Try this station research explorer page to search for a variety of biology studies taking p… https://t.co/QCaznVx0Bj @JenniferD127 The station astronauts set their space clocks to GMT, or Greenwich Mean Time. @rizwanjanjua The station is a first step to get humans to the Moon, Mars and beyond. Scientists study how astronau… https://t.co/F6fJmuVdXw @Ryaaan24792085 Yes. The crew has just been for the Space Crew-2 mission planned for spring 2021... https://t.co/rDIlKjiv1N @Rebecca17083045 Hi Rebecca. Check out this video how Earthlings have adapted station technology for purified water… https://t.co/o7xKLqrMLqIn case you missed it, @SpaceX's Dragon Endeavour with @AstroBehnken & @Astro_Doug aboard undocked from the… https://t.co/uoSC8BSPwG
Retweeted by Intl. Space StationWith the spacecraft on its path home, @AstroBehnken & @Astro_Doug will settle in for an eight-hour sleep period. Wh… https://t.co/5lYnxpw4EG.@rpjching is curious know how big the International Space Station is. #AskNASA | https://t.co/cBNqC5JGaz https://t.co/UcNJaqKjxu.@titaniumstars is asking "What kind of experiments are conducted on the station?" #AskNASA |… https://t.co/GBNeBSjyvCA question from @ChanceGaston3, "How are the astronauts onboard station able to workout in zero gravity?" #AskNASAhttps://t.co/tGQyLWnpgP☑️Depart burn 0 ☑️Depart burn 1 ☑️Depart burn 2 ☑️Depart burn 3 However, not the last burns we'll see from… https://t.co/SOQ8zWkztB
Retweeted by Intl. Space Station.@Hasheem77962723 would like to know, "Where do the astronauts on station get water?" #AskNASA |… https://t.co/UD95NsyEKnAnother #AskNASA question from @the_corbin_show who wants to know, "How many times a day does the station fly aroun… https://t.co/HR6i1ZmJtTTweet your #AskNASA questions! @GaryBooclay is wondering, "Why can't the nose cone be closed now?"… https://t.co/V22E04Zviv.@hdmemories asks, "Is the dragon crew vehicle visible from Earth?" #AskNASA | https://t.co/cBNqC5JGaz https://t.co/FEua0zvS8Y.@Fhqwgts's 9-year-old wants to know, "What do the astronauts eat on the ISS?" #AskNASA | https://t.co/cBNqC61h27 https://t.co/ypqeJjx2Te
8/2
2020
Two very small engine burns separated @SpaceX Endeavour from the station. The spacecraft is slowly maneuvering away… https://t.co/qmlcDsGgIs
8/1
2020

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