Here is the latest episode in NASA’s Space to Ground weekly report on activities related to the International Space Station:
** ISS National Lab Mission Overview: Northrop Grumman CRS-14 – ISS National Lab
Northrop Grumman’s 14th commercial resupply mission (CRS-14) to the International Space Station (ISS)is slated for launch no earlier than September 29 at 10:26 p.m. ET from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The ISS U.S. National Laboratory is sponsoring more than 20 payloads on this mission that will bring value to our nation, and further enable a sustainable market in low Earth orbit. These payloads represent a diverse mix of research and technology development seeking to leverage the unique space-based environment of the orbiting laboratory to push the limits of fundamental and applied science.
** Northrop Grumman’s CRS-14 Mission to the International Space Station: What’s on Board – NASA
A Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft soon heading to the International Space Station carries thousands of pounds of scientific investigations, technology demonstrations, commercial products, and cargo. The company’s 14th commercial resupply mission is scheduled to launch no earlier than Sept. 29 from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The craft’s cargo includes critical materials that support research ranging from cancer therapies to vegetable growth and a commercial product as part of NASA’s goal to achieve a sustainable economy in low-Earth orbit. Learn more here: 14th Cygnus Carries Toilet, Cancer Research, VR Camera to ISS | NASA
** Expedition 64 Crew Final Qualification Training September 23, 2020 – NASA
Expedition 64 Soyuz Commander Sergey Ryzhikov of Roscosmos, Flight Engineers Sergey Kud-Sverchkov of Roscosmos and Kate Rubins of NASA and their backups, Oleg Novitskiy and Petr Dubrov of Roscosmos and Mark Vande Hei of NASA, conducted final qualification training for their upcoming International Space Station mission at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia Sept. 22 and 23. Ryzhikov, Kud-Sverchkov and Rubins are scheduled to launch on Oct. 14 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft for a six-month mission on the International Space Station.
** Expedition 64 GCTC Crew News Conference – NASA
** 2020 Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Workshop: Biofabrication – ISS National Lab
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