NASA Television to Broadcast Friday Return of Space Station Crew

Three crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to leave the orbiting laboratory and return to Earth Friday, Sept. 11. NASA Television will provide complete coverage of their departure and landing. Three International Space Station crew members are set to return aboard the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft, which has…

Launch, Docking Returns International Space Station Crew to Full Strength

Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan have arrived at the International Space Station to continue important research that advances NASA’s journey to Mars while making discoveries that can benefit all of humanity. The Soyuz TMA-17M rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, July…

New Crew at Launch Site, Cubesat Deployments Begin

A new trio of space station crew members arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Friday to complete mission preparations. In space, the orbital residents began a series of Cubesat deployments. Expedition 44 crew members Kjell Lindgren , Oleg Kononenko and Kimiya Yui pose with their Sokol launch and entry suits…