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Intl. Space Station

NASA's page for updates from the International Space Station, the world-class lab orbiting Earth 250 miles above. For the latest research, follow @ISS_Research.

Low Earth Orbit

Joined on 23 May, 2013

http://www.nasa.gov/station

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The crew was immersed in research today while waiting for the @SpaceX #Dragon to launch this weekend with the new @Nanoracks Bishop science airlock. More...

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Replying to @NASA_es: Durante la semana de Acción de Gracias, la tripulación de la @Space_Station trabajó en estudios incluyendo la manera que el cu…

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Durante la semana de Acción de Gracias, la tripulación de la @Space_Station trabajó en estudios incluyendo la manera que el cuerpo humano se adapta al espacio y la producción de fibra óptica en microgravedad.

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What is it like floating and working on the space station? @AstroVicGlover mentions how he's getting used to a new way of working.

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Seeing Earth from space you notice how bright the colors are! @AstroVicGlover describes looking at Earth below and what the colors are like.

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Weightlessness is so comfortable, especially when you sleep! @AstroVicGlover mentions dreaming when asleep and also daydreaming while looking out the window.

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It is a long way from home when you are living in space! @AstroVicGlover describes how he keeps in touch with his family on Earth.

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Living in space is different, but do your muscles act different? @AstroVicGlover talks about how you move around in space!

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Kids had a chance to ask astronaut @AstroVicGlover questions during today's @AirAndSpace event. Here he talks about holidays in space!

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Researchers are using microbes on the station to see if biomining asteroids could provide a vast new source of valuable materials.

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The Exp 64 crew is gearing up for a busy December with cargo traffic and advanced space research. More...

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Replying to @NASA_Johnson: The @Space_Station is a huge satellite that’s been in orbit around the Earth for more than twenty years; do you know how…

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Replying to @NASA_Johnson: The Expedition 1 crew remained busy in their first month aboard the @Space_Station: getting crafty in the wardroom, unloa…

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Replying to @ISS_Research: Radishes grow fast, but maybe not this fast! Check out one month of @Space_Station radish growth in 10 seconds.⏱️
Radishe…

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Replying to @Astromaterials: Snow storms? Rain storms? Dust storms? What’s happening in your area? An astronaut aboard @Space_Station took this st…

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Snow storms? Rain storms? Dust storms? What’s happening in your area? An astronaut aboard @Space_Station took this stunning photo of storm clouds rising over Andros Island in June of 2020, and beyond the storm you can see a dust plume. Read more:

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The Expedition 1 crew remained busy in their first month aboard the @Space_Station: getting crafty in the wardroom, unloading supplies, welcoming STS-97, and benefitting from the station's new outfit of solar arrays...
#SpaceStation20th

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Two weeks ago, the @SpaceX #CrewDragon astronauts Shannon Walker, @Astro_illini, @AstroVicGlover and @Astro_Soichi arrived at the station expanding the Exp 64 crew and doubling up science. More...

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U.S. students have an opportunity to hear from @AstroVicGlover aboard the station beginning Thursday at 12:55pm ET live on @NASA TV.

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The @Space_Station is a huge satellite that’s been in orbit around the Earth for more than twenty years; do you know how many tiny CubeSat satellites have been launched from the station in that time?

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Radishes grow fast, but maybe not this fast! Check out one month of @Space_Station radish growth in 10 seconds.⏱️
Radishes are used for the Plant Habitat-02 study because they're nutritious, grow quickly and are genetically similar to Arabidopsis, a plant often studied in space.

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The Exp 64 crew is prepping for U.S. cargo missions coming and going in December while also keeping up the pace of space research. More...

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Replying to @ISS_Research: Today’s @Space_Station radish harvest is complete! ☑️

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins prepped the radishes for their journey…

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Today’s @Space_Station radish harvest is complete! ☑️

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins prepped the radishes for their journey back to Earth, where scientists will analyze them. Astronauts will soon grow a second crop of the vegetables for even more science!

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The Exp 64 crew prepped for the next @SpaceX #Dragon cargo mission, harvested radishes and studied time perception today. More...

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Replying to @NASASTEM: 🔬What science is happening on @Space_Station?
🌎 What does Earth look like from space?
🍔 Do astronauts play with their food in…

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🔬What science is happening on @Space_Station?
🌎 What does Earth look like from space?
🍔 Do astronauts play with their food in space?

Tune in to @NASA TV on Dec. 3 at 12:50 pm ET as @AstroVicGlover answers these Smithsonian @STEMin30 student questions!

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