The crew is preparing for 3 spacewalks over the next 2 weeks! The tasks are not easy and require a lot of training. Watch as our interns try everyday tasks wearing spacesuit gloves.
Two astronauts are getting the Quest airlock and their equipment ready for a Friday morning spacewalk.

Friday’s Spacewalk Continues Commercial Crew Readiness

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The astronauts took a break from spacewalk preparations today and checked out an expandable module and worked on science freezers.

BEAM Checks and Human Research Fill Crew Day

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Questions about the 3 upcoming spacewalks? Use #AskNASA!

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Questions about the 3 upcoming spacewalks? Use #AskNASA!

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Friday’s spacewalk will see two astronauts begin setting up the station for future commercial crew missions.

Astronauts Preparing for First of Three Spacewalks

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You ask, NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson and Shane Kimbrough answer from space! Watch the Facebook Live and submit your questions on this page at 10:50 a.m. ET today.
You ask, NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson and Shane Kimbrough answer from space! Watch the Facebook Live and submit your questions on this page at 10:50 a.m. ET tomorrow.
To everything there is a season, including the time when a small video camera makes its first-ever trip into the void of space!

ESA - European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet wore this camera on his spacesuit during a nearly six-hour-long walk around the outside of the space station. Here’s that day boiled down to three minutes, from the point of view of the camera!
Join NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson and Shane Kimbrough for our first ever Facebook Live from space at 10:50 a.m. ET tomorrow on this page!
The Expedition 50 crew is gearing up for three spacewalks as the SpaceX Dragon returns to port today.

Crew Gears Up for Three Spacewalks as Dragon Heads to Port

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SpaceX's Dragon cargo craft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 10:46 a.m. EDT, about 200 miles southwest of Long Beach, California, marking the end of the company's tenth contracted cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA. [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft was released from space station at 5:11 a.m. ET on March 19 after delivering more than 5,500 pounds of cargo.

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SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft is scheduled to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday, March 19, with more than 5,400 pounds of NASA cargo, and science and technology demonstration samples from the space station.

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Happy #StPatricksDay! Celebrate with a wave of green aurora that NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams was lucky enough to see in person during his 2016 mission.
Almost time for Dragon to fly home! The crew and some robots have been loading it up. #SpaceToGround
Tomorrow morning students from West Virginia will speak live to International Space Station astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson!

Tune into NASA TV at 9:25am (CT) tomorrow to watch these students, hosted by the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia, ask Shane Kimbrough and NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson questions about life in space!

The NASA Twins Study team is working to integrate rich data sets of physiological, neurobehavioral and molecular information. Integration enables investigators to draw correlations and see patterns. No study has ever looked this deeply at a human subject and profiled them in such detail.

Most researchers combine maybe two to three types of data but this multi-omics study is one of the few...
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