Patrick BlauComments Off on Backup Vehicle to replace next Soyuz headed to ISS
Roscosmos on Monday confirmed earlier reports of problems with the next Soyuz spacecraft to fly to the International Space Station, requiring the capsule to be replaced by the subsequent vehicle that was at a similar stage in its launch processing campaign.
Patrick BlauComments Off on Six CubeSats deployed from Space Station for Technical Demonstration Missions
A group of six small satellites from Japan, Singapore and Italy was released from the International Space Station on Monday to begin a variety of technical demonstration missions with particular focus on orbital debris removal and re-entry systems.
Patrick BlauComments Off on Photos: Astronaut Duo works outside Space Station on second Battery Replacement EVA
Photos of U.S. EVA-39, performed on Friday the 13th of January, 2017 by ISS Expedition 50 commander Shane Kimbrough and ESA Astronaut Thomas Pesquet to finish the integration of new batteries on the Space Station’s truss started earlier in the week by the Station’s robots.
Patrick BlauComments Off on ISS Spacewalkers hook up new Space Station Batteries, blaze through Bonus Task List
A French-American astronaut duo ventured outside the hatches of the International Space Station on Friday for the second spacewalk in one week dedicated to the integration of new batteries put in place by the Space Station’s robots in an extensive effort to rejuvenate the ISS power system as the complex heads into its last decade of operations.