Here is the latest Space to Ground report from NASA on activities related to the International Space Station:

** A brief item about NASA astronaut Anne McClain:

What does the game of rugby have to do with spaceflight? Former U.S. national rugby team player and current NASA astronaut Anne McClain explains how her time playing rugby has helped her prepare for a space mission.

** Rocket Ranch Podcast E06: Starting Up the Space Station

In this episode, we sit down with the Space Shuttle commander who officially began construction of the ISS in space. Former astronaut Bob Cabana recounts his experiences in being the first American on station and turning on the lights.

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