Patrick BlauComments Off on Spacewalkers restore ISS Control System, install Wireless Antennas in busy contingency EVA
Two NASA Astronauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Tuesday as a quick-response team to deal with the failure of an external command and control unit that occurred just three days prior.
Patrick BlauComments Off on International Space Station completes scheduled Reboost Maneuver for upcoming Soyuz Landing
The International Space Station completed a scheduled reboost maneuver on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 to adjust its orbit to set up the proper ground track for the landing of Soyuz MS-03 with a French-Russian crew duo on June 2.
Patrick BlauComments Off on NASA Opts for Uncrewed Debut of SLS Rocket, EM-1 Flight Delayed to 2019
NASA decided against putting a crew on the first flight of the agency’s upcoming heavy-lift Space Launch System which is now expected to occur some time in 2019 after slipping from the latest 2018 target, NASA said on Friday.
Patrick BlauComments Off on Milestone 200th ISS Spacewalk sees Astronauts Race Against the Clock
A busy end-of-week spacewalk was performed outside the International Space Station on Friday by NASA Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer – racing through their task list after the EVA was shortened to four hours due to an airlock-related problem that prevented the crew’s space suits from fully charging their batteries.