Tag Archives: International Space Station

Happy 60th Birthday NASA!

Images credit: NASA. The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) began its life on March 3, 1915. Its logo; a circular seal depicting the Wright Brothers fist flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Eventually that evolved into the familiar yellow … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Trami & Hurricane Florence from Station

Image credit: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst. “Sometimes beauty walks hand in hand with a terrifying reality.” On September 25, 2018 European Space Agency astronaut currently serving as a crew member of Expedition 56 on the International Space Station (ISS), captured … Continue reading

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Japan’s ISS Resupply Mission HTV-7 “Kounotori 7 or White Stork 7”

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Saturday, September 22 at 17:52 UTC (13:52 EDT & 10:52 PDT), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIB (H-2B) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 7 (F7). It … Continue reading

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Soyuz Progress 70P (Progress MS-09) ISS Resupply

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos. Launch Alert! Monday, July 09, 2018 at 17:51 EDT (21:51 UTC) a Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket will deliver a Progress MS cargo ship designated “Progress MS-09” (cataloged as 70P or Progress 70 by NASA) to … Continue reading

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Expedition 55/56 Crew Ready for Launch

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos/NASA. Launch Alert! Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 13:44 EDT (17:44 UTC & 23:44 Baikonur time) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-08 (ISS 54S or Soyuz 56) will lift off from Launch Pad 1/Launcher 5 (LC 1/5) at the … Continue reading

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Soyuz Progress 69P (Progress MS-08): ISS Resupply

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos. Launch Alert! Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 03:58 EST (08:58 UTC & 11:58 Moscow Time) a Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket will deliver a Progress MS cargo ship designated “Progress MS-08” (cataloged as 69P or Progress … Continue reading

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Expedition 54/55 Crew Ready for Flight

Image credit & copyright: NASA/Joel Kowsky. Launch Alert! Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 02:21 EST (07:21 UTC & 13:21 Baikonur time) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-07 (ISS 53S or Soyuz 55) will lift off from Launch Pad 1/Launcher 5 (LC 1/5) at … Continue reading

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