More CubeSats were ejected from the station this week as Expedition 51 trained for a crew departure and the SpaceX Dragon arrival.
More CubeSats were ejected from the station this week as Expedition 51

CubeSats Deployed Before Upcoming Crew and Cargo Missions

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Two astronauts went on a surprise spacewalk this week while another studied how a crew adapts to space using virtual reality. #SpaceToGround
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NICER, a new space station facility, will study x-ray photons emitted by neutron stars to help astronomers understand extreme forms of matter and energy. Read more... [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
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Expedition 51 trained today for the next SpaceX Dragon mission and explored how microgravity affects their bodies.
Expedition 51 trained today for the next SpaceX Dragon mission and explored

Dragon Training and Body Measurements Today

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Congratulations SpaceX on five years of commercial resupply missions to the station. Looking forward to seeing you again in June!
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How would you organize the more than 1,700 experiments that have been conducted on the space station so far?
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A medical breakthrough aimed at rebuilding bone and possibly blocking bone loss on Earth and in space is being investigated on the station.
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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson moves into third place all-time for cumulative spacewalking time. She has performed ten spacewalks throughout her career totaling 60 hours and 21 minutes. [ Nasa.gov Link ]
NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson moves into third place alltime for cumulative spacewalking
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Visit the NASA's Johnson Space Center page for a #StateOfNASA virtual tour of the the space station mockups and NASA Commercial Crew Program at 2:50 p.m. ET on May 23!

To learn more about the virtual tours across the Agency taking you behind the scenes of the cutting-edge work here and on humanity's destiny in deep space, visit: [ Facebook.com Link ]
Visit the NASAs Johnson Space Center page for a StateOfNASA virtual tour
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Live Now: FY2018 Budget documents are posted: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]

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Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer successfully replaced a computer relay box and installed a pair of antennas during a two hour and 46 minute spacewalk today.
Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer successfully replaced a computer relay box

Short Spacewalk Complete After Successful Installation Work

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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson and NASA Astronaut Jack “2fish” Fischer began their spacewalk this morning at 7:20 a.m. EDT.
NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson and NASA Astronaut Jack 2fish Fischer began their

Two NASA Astronauts Begin Station Spacewalk

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On NASA TV now, NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson and NASA Astronaut Jack “2fish” Fischer are getting ready for an 8 a.m. spacewalk to replace failed data relay box. [ Nasa.gov Link ]
On NASA TV now NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson and NASA Astronaut Jack
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NASA TV will begin its live spacewalk coverage Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. EDT with astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer scheduled to start the year's sixth spacewalk at 8 a.m.
NASA TV will begin its live spacewalk coverage Tuesday at 630 am

NASA TV Live Broadcasts Tuesday Spacewalk

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Visit the NASA's Johnson Space Center page for a #StateOfNASA virtual tour of the the space station mockups and NASA Commercial Crew Program at 2:50 p.m. ET on May 23!

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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson and NASA Astronaut Jack “2fish” Fischer are getting ready for a contingency spacewalk set to begin Tuesday at 8 a.m. EDT.
NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson and NASA Astronaut Jack 2fish Fischer are getting

Astronauts Review Plans, Ready Gear for Tuesday Spacewalk

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Station managers have given the go for a spacewalk on Tuesday with NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson and NASA Astronaut Jack “2fish” Fischer to change out a failed data relay box.
Station managers have given the go for a spacewalk on Tuesday with

Station Managers Give Go for Tuesday Spacewalk

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Station managers approved a contingency spacewalk no earlier than Tuesday to change out a data relay box that failed Saturday morning.
Station managers approved a contingency spacewalk no earlier than Tuesday to change

Spacewalk Planned to Change Out Failed Relay Box

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Armen Ohan
The Expedition 51 crew was informed of the apparent failure of a data relay box that controls the functionality of many station components and is not in any danger.
The Expedition 51 crew was informed of the apparent failure of a

Station Managers Work Plan as Controllers Troubleshoot Data Relay Box

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