A new set of videos about space stations and living in space starting with NASA’s latest Space to Ground report for the International Space Station:
** Expedition 69 Northrop Grumman Cygnus Cargo Craft Arrives at Space Station – Aug. 4, 2022 – NASA Video
Loaded with food, fuel, and supplies, the unpiloted Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo craft arrived at the International Space Station Aug. 4 where it was installed to the nadir port of the Unity module. Cygnus launched from the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Aug. 1 atop an Antares rocket and will remain docked to the space station for approximately two months on the company’s 19th resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA. Northrop Grumman named the Cygnus spacecraft the S.S. Laurel Clark after late NASA astronaut Laurel Clark. Clark was a crew member of NASA’s STS-107 mission aboard space shuttle Columbia, successfully conducting 80 experiments while logging 15 days in space. She and her fellow STS-107 crew members tragically lost their lives when Columbia did not survive its re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere.
** Expedition 69 Northrop Grumman Cygnus Cargo Craft Secured to Space Station – Aug. 4, 2022 – NASA Video
** Russian Spacewalk 60 Animation – Aug. 8, 2023 – NASA Johnson
Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitri Petelin conduct a spacewalk August 9 out of the Poisk module at the International Space Station to attach three debris shields to the nearby Rassvet module where other hardware had been stowed prior to their relocation to the Nauka Multipurpose Laboratory Module. The two cosmonauts then attached a portable workstation to the end of the European Robotic Arm, allowing Prokopyev to ride at the end of the arm to test its sturdiness as it was operated from inside Nauka by cosmonaut Andrey Fedyayev. It was the 267th spacewalk in support of space station assembly, maintenance and upgrades, the eighth in Prokopyev’s career and the sixth for Petelin.
** Astronaut Sultan Alneyadi Answers International Space University Student Questions Aug. 1, 2023 – NASA
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 69 Flight Engineer Sultan Alneyadi of UAE (United Arab Emirates) answered questions about life and work on the orbiting laboratory during an in-flight event Aug. 1 with International Space University students in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Alneyadi is in the midst of a science mission living and working aboard the microgravity laboratory to advance scientific knowledge and demonstrate new technologies. Such research benefits people on Earth and lays the groundwork for future human exploration through the agency’s Artemis missions, which will send astronauts to the Moon to prepare for future expeditions to Mars.
** Expedition 69 Space Station Crew Answers Louisiana NASA ASTRO CAMP Student Questions – Aug. 8, 2023 – NASA Video
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 69 Flight Engineers Frank Rubio and Woody Hoburg of NASA answered questions about life and work on the orbiting laboratory during an in-flight event Aug. 8 with students in Louisiana. Rubio and Hoburg are in the midst of a science mission living and working aboard the microgravity laboratory to advance scientific knowledge and demonstrate new technologies. Such research benefits people on Earth and lays the groundwork for future human exploration through the agency’s Artemis missions, which will send astronauts to the Moon to prepare for future expeditions to Mars.
** Live Video from the International Space Station (Official NASA Stream) – NASA
Watch live video from the International Space Station, including inside views when the crew aboard the space station is on duty. Views of Earth are also streamed from an external camera located outside of the space station. During periods of signal loss due to handover between communications satellites, a blue screen is displayed.
The space station orbits Earth about 250 miles (425 kilometers) above the surface. An international partnership of five space agencies from 15 countries operates the station, and it has been continuously occupied since November 2000. It’s a microgravity laboratory where science, research, and human innovation make way for new technologies and research breakthroughs not possible on Earth. More: https://go.nasa.gov/3CkVtC8
Did you know you can spot the station without a telescope? It looks like a fast-moving star, but you have to know when to look up. Sign up for text messages or email alerts to let you know when (and where) to spot the station and wave to the crew: https://spotthestation.nasa.gov
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This week’s videos about space stations and living in space including NASA’s latest ‘Space to Ground’ report for the International Space Station: