Expedition 48

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins finishes final spacesuit checks before her team's descent to Earth! - See pic

The space station crew that is a part of Expedition 48/49 will be completing 115 days in space, since their launch in July.

Oct 29, 2016, 21:28 PM IST

Check it out: NASA astronaut Jeff Williams shares his most favourite view before descent to Earth!

With his last few hours in space coming to an end, Jeff Williams shared his final image before descent – a gorgeous view of our home planet – on Twitter.

Sep 06, 2016, 22:14 PM IST

NASA astronauts prepare for second spacewalk on Thursday!

A few days after this spacewalk is completed, Jeff Williams will head back down to Earth along with his Expedition 48 crew members Oleg Skripochka and Alexey Ovchinin, leaving the ropes of the ISS in the hands of NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, and astronaut Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.

Aug 30, 2016, 22:48 PM IST

Watch: Astronaut Scott Kelly congratulates Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams on breaking record

Jeff surpassed 520 days living in space, breaking Kelly's previous record for most cumulative time spent in space by a US astronaut, which was set during Kelly's year-long mission.

Aug 25, 2016, 13:26 PM IST

Check out this beautiful image of aurora south of Australia as seen from space!

The stunning image og the light shows originally photographed by Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA on June 24, 2016.

Jul 11, 2016, 08:56 AM IST

And they're off! Expedition 48 astronauts take off for the International Space Station – Watch video

The astronauts will reach the ISS after a two-day-long journey, which will signal the commencement of Expedition 48.  

Jul 07, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

NASA introduces Expedition 48 crew members; to make their ISS journey on July 6! - See pic

All three will spend approximately four months on the orbital complex, returning to Earth in October.

Jul 03, 2016, 12:26 PM IST