Videos: “Space to Ground” ISS report – June.5.2020

Here is the latest episode in NASA’s Space to Ground weekly report on activities related to the International Space Station:

** NASA Astronauts Ring the Opening Bell for Nasdaq – NASA

A historic bell ringing, 250 miles above Earth. Today we recognized the achievements of our #LaunchAmerica mission with NASA Astronauts Chris Cassidy, Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley who rung the captain’s bell onboard the International Space Station to open the day’s trading on June 2. Behnken and Hurley arrived at the station on May 31, a day after becoming the first NASA astronauts to launch on a commercial rocket. The launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft marked the return of human launches from U.S. soil to the space station for the first time since the retirement of the space shuttle program in 2011.

** From Space to Earth: NASA and SpaceX Honor Graduates of The Class of 2020 – NASA

When NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley launched to the space station aboard SpaceX’s Dragon Endeavor spacecraft, the world was watching. They also took 90,000 people along for the ride in a mosaic of Earth that include photos of Class of 2020 graduates In this video, the crew members talk to Benji Reed, the SpaceX Director of Crew Mission Management, before displaying the graduation mosaic to honor those who graduated this spring during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about the mission by visiting

** A view of the ISS that seems more 3-dimensional than other videos of the station:

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