Tag: ISS

Astronauts Grapple Commercial Cygnus Cargo Freighter upon ISS Arrival, To Unload 4 Tons NASA Science: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – A pair of NASA’s female American astronauts successfully grappled the Cygnus commercial cargo freighter using the Canadian-built hi tech robotic arm Monday morning, Nov. 4 after its flawless and beautiful blastoff from NASA’s mid-Atlantic launch base on Virginia’s shores on Saturday, Nov. 2 and two day voyage from the Earth

Gorgeous Liftoff for Antares Rocket and Cygnus Cargo Freighter Carrying Space Cookie Oven, Mice and EVA Tools to ISS: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – After mid-week torrential downpours cleared out hordes of space enthusiasts witnessed a gorgeous liftoff of the most powerful version of the Northrop Grumman commercial Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo freighter from NASA’s mid-Atlantic launch base on Virginia’s eastern shore to the International Space Station on Saturday, Nov. 2 carrying a

Breakfast Blastoff Set for Antares Rocket from Virginia to ISS Saturday Nov. 2, Weather 95% GO: Watch Live

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – All systems are GO for the planned breakfast blastoff of the private Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo freighter from NASA’s launch base on Virginia’s eastern shore to the International Space Station on Saturday, Nov. 2 on a commercial resupply mission for NASA delivering over 4 tons of research investigations and

Upgraded Antares Rocket Rolls to Virginia Launch Pad for Resupply Mission from NASA Wallops to ISS: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – The upgraded commercial Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo freighter from Northrop Grumman rolled out Monday morning Oct 29 about 1 mile from the processing hanger to NASA’s oceanside pad on the eastern shore of Virginia on a resupply mission to the International Space Station carrying over 4 tons of research

Boeing Starliner Crew Capsule Coming Together for Uncrewed Maiden Test Flight to ISS in December

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION – At last after years of development effort and delays its finally getting real as all the key flight hardware for the maiden uncrewed test flight of the Boeing Starliner commercial crew capsule is coming together for its first blastoff on a shakedown cruise to the International Space Station

NASA Astronauts Koch, Meir Complete Historic 1st All-Female Spacewalk: Complete Video

For Spaceupclose.com and RocketSTEM Cape Canaveral, FL – A dynamic duo of NASA women astronauts – Christina Koch and Jessica Meir – made history Friday, Oct. 18 when they carried out and successfully completed history’s 1st all-female spacewalk soaring some 250 miles (400 km) above Earth while working and floating outside the International Space Station (ISS) on a critical job