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Expedition 54 crew makes a safe return to Earth from the ISS

The Expedition 55 crew – comprising Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, NASA's Scott Tingle, and JAXA's Norishige Kanai – continues to operate the station and will wait for the next three-member crew to board the orbiting laboratory in March.

Feb 28, 2018, 09:17 AM IST

Two astronauts to venture out of the ISS for a long spacewalk on Friday

The spacewalk originally was scheduled for January 29 but was postponed when a new LEE, installed during the spacewalk, encountered start-up issues. 

Feb 15, 2018, 14:26 PM IST

NASA postpones second spacewalk, schedules it for mid-February

The spacewalk is to be performed by NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei – who led the first spacewalk on January 23 as well – joined by Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

Jan 29, 2018, 17:24 PM IST

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei captures first space-selfie of 2018 – See pic

On Monday, January 29, Mark Vande Hei will lead another spacewalk, this time with crewmate Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), to complete maintenance on the robotic hand of the Canadarm2's robotic arm.

Jan 27, 2018, 12:36 PM IST

It's a wrap! NASA astronauts successfully complete 2018's first spacewalk

The spacewalk was the 206th in support of space station assembly and maintenance, the third in Mark Vande Hei’s career and the first for Scott Tingle.

Jan 24, 2018, 11:27 AM IST

Astronauts all set to venture out of the ISS for 2018's first spacewalk today

This will be the first spacewalk of 2018 with Vande Hei taking the lead.

Jan 23, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

Space is closer than you think: NASA astronaut shares magnificent image of Earth

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei currently residing in the ISS as a part of the Expedition 53/54 crew, recently posted a stunning image of 'Little Rock, Memphis, Jackson, New Orleans, Birmingham, Miami, and many places in between' all lit up.

Dec 21, 2017, 20:45 PM IST

Series of three spacewalks in October, ISS' Expedition 53 crew to take the reins

The spacewalks performed by Expedition 53 astronauts will take place over a period of two weeks.

Sep 20, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

NASA announces crew members for ISS mission in 2017

NASA and its International Space Station (ISS) partners have announced the crew members for missions to the orbiting laboratory in 2017.

Aug 07, 2015, 14:36 PM IST