Tag: Expedition 64

Northrop Grumman Cygnus Commercial Cargo Ship Launches to Space Station with 4 Tons NASA Science and Supplies

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –The 15th Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo resupply spacecraft successfully launched at 12:36 p.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 20 from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on the eastern shore of Virginia bound for the International Space Station with some 4 tons of science investigations and cargo for 7 person multinational crew living and working onboard – and on

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Well Wishes from Astronauts Aboard the International Space Station

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL –  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays well wishes abound from the astronauts and cosmonauts living and working aboard the International Space Station to all the people of Earth! “Astronauts and cosmonauts who happen to be in space during the holidays have found their own unique ways to celebrate the occasions. In the early years

SpaceX Crew Dragon Docks at International Space Station Starting 1st Seven Person Resident Crew

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  Just over 27 and a half hours  after  Sunday’s (Nov. 15) flawless blastoff  from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on a Falcon 9 rocket, the SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience successfully docked to the International Space Station (ISS) at 11:01 p.m. EST Monday  (0401 GMT Tuesday), carrying the very precious cargo

Soyuz Trio with NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy Return Safely to Earth

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –   A Soyuz trio including veteran NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy returned safely to Earth after living and working in Earth’s orbit for 196 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS) making a soft touchdown in Kazakhstan late Wednesday. The Russian American trio of spaceflyers comprising Expedition 63 cosmonauts Ivan Vagner and Anatoly Ivanishin of

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Launches to Space Station with Russian Crewmates on Historic Soyuz Flight

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –   NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and her two Russian cosmonaut crewmates successfully blasted off for the International Space Station early this morning aboard their Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft on a milestone mission marking the historic end of an era for American astronauts aboard the Russian vessels that also counts as the 2oth anniversary of continuous, uninterrupted  human