Here is the latest episode in NASA’s Space to Ground weekly report on activities related to the International Space Station:
** Expedition 65 Video File Soyuz MS 19 Launch Docking HatchOpen – October 5, 2021 – NASA Video
Russian actress Yulia Peresild, Russian producer Klim Shipenko and veteran Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos launched Oct. 5 on the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a fast-track, two-orbit journey to the International Space Station. Peresild and Shipenko will be filming scenes for a movie while on board the outpost under a commercial agreement with Roscosmos. They will return to Earth Oct. 17 with station Flight Engineer Oleg Novitskiy while Shkaplerov remains on the complex through March 2022.
** Soyuz with film crew flies around space station in these amazing views – VideoFromSpace
The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying Russian actress Yulia Peresild, producer Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov flew around the International Space Station while over Africa and the Mediterranean Sea ahead of docking on Oct. 5, 2021. [Watch the Soyuz launch](https://www.space.com/russian-film-cr…)
** Expedition 65 Inflight with Fox Weather – October 6, 2021 – NASA Video
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 65 Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei discussed living and working in space during an in-flight interview October 6 with the Fox Weather Network. Vande Hei is in the midst of a year-long mission living and working aboard the microgravity laboratory to advance scientific knowledge and demonstrate new technologies for future human and robotic exploration missions as part of NASA’s Moon and Mars exploration approach, including lunar missions through NASA’s Artemis program.
** Watch SpaceX Crew Dragon approach space station in stunning flashback time-lapse – VideoFromSpace
The SpaceX CRS-23 Cargo Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on Aug. 30, 2021. The spacecraft departed the orbital outpost today (Sept. 30), see the undocking here: https://www.space.com/spacex-dragon-c…
** Space workout anyone? – European Space Agency, ESA on Youtube
ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is sharing scenes from life on board the International Space Station during his second mission “Alpha”. He shared this video on social media with the caption:
“Space workout anyone? The Advanced Resistive Exercise Device or ARED is called this for a reason, it uses pressurized air in two cylinders and complicated machinery to allow us to weightlift in space: squats, deadlifts, bench press, shoulder press, biceps curl, etc, we can do it all… but we do a lot of squats: these muscles don’t do much work during our normal day. We never skip exercise on the International Space Station. Every. Single. Day. I miss having a shower, and I miss the rain, and I miss fresh food, but secretly I also miss having a day without having to exercise. Don’t tell my flight surgeon!” …
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