Intl. Space Station (@Space_Station )

Intl. Space Station

Bio NASAs page for updates from the International Space Station, the world-class lab orbiting Earth 250 miles above. For the latest research, follow @ISS_Research.
Location Low Earth Orbit
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Account created 23-05-2013 15:25:28
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Twitter Web App : The crew of Exp 60 devoted their Friday to working on groundbreaking scientific research aboard the station, as well as inspiring the Artemis generation during a downlink hosted by the National STEM Cell Foundation.

Twitter Media Studio : Researchers are studying tree growth in space to enable future explorers to grow plants in microgravity. The Exp 61 crew arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome where they will finalize pre-launch training. #SpaceToGround

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iPhone : Every 90 minutes the Intl. Space Station orbits the Earth. We witness 16 sunrises and 16 sunsets per day. As of today, I’ve lived in space for 181 days. Can anyone guess how many sunrises and sunsets I’ve seen during my mission? #ThursdayThoughts

Twitter Web App : The prime and backup crewmembers for the next launch to the International Space Station raise the flags of Russia, the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Kazakhstan today in a traditional ceremony. More images on Flickr:

Twitter Web App : The Exp 61 crew are finalizing pre-launch training and preparations for their launch on Sept. 25 aboard a Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft, while the Exp 60 crew took much-needed respite during an off-duty day aboard the station.

iPhone : Ohio, say “hi” to the space station as it flies over The Buckeye State tomorrow morning around 6:30 am! 👋 For specific details and to learn how to spot the station, visit, type in your location, and look up! 👀…

Twitter Web App : La semana pasada, las cámaras de la Estación se enfocaron en el Huracán Dorian, proporcionando imágenes que proveen valiosa información acerca de las tormentas. Un cohete sin tripulación se desacoplará tras su corta estancia en la Estación. #EspacioATierra

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Twitter Web App : The Exp 61 crew with Jessica Meir, Oleg Skripochka and Hazzaa Ali Almansoori tried on their Sokol suits and checked the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft before their scheduled launch on Sept. 25. More images on Flickr:…

Twitter Web App : Exp 60 is in the midst of a busy week aboard the station. While JAXA teams are meeting to discuss a forward plan and assess launch opportunities after yesterday’s launch scrub, mission operations and scientific investigations are moving forward in orbit.

Twitter Media Studio : Waving at West Virginia 👋 Andrew Morgan shares his familys story and connection to WVU Mountaineers. If you live in the Mountain State, set your alarm to wave back! The station will fly over tomorrow, Sept. 11, at 5:44 am ET. Learn how to spot it:

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Twitter Web App : At the airport in Kazakhstan, Hazzaa Ali Almansoori, Oleg Skripochka and Jessica Meir pose for pictures upon their arrival at the launch site for final pre-launch training. More on Flickr:…

Twitter Web App : Tonight’s launch of the JAXA Web unpiloted HTV-8 cargo spacecraft was scrubbed due to a fire on or near the launch pad at Tanegashima Space Center. The astronauts are safe aboard the station and well supplied.

Twitter Web App : Ten years after JAXA Web launched its first HTV mission, today the HTV-8 “Kounotori” cargo craft will launch from the Tanegashima Space Center to the Space Station. NASA TV coverage will start at 5:00 pm EDT.

Twitter Web App : 🔥 It’s lit on the Intl. Space Station! The Flame Design investigation is studying the amount of soot produced under different flame conditions.
The results of this experiment could allow for the creation of burner designs which are more efficient. Read more:

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Twitter Media Studio : Its an ambitious goal, but its one that absolutely NASA and its international partners will be able to accomplish by 2024.

Andrew Morgan shared our #Artemis plans to land the first woman and next man on the Moon. With the help of teams around the globe, we are going. 🚀

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Twitter Web App : The city so nice, they named it twice. 🍎 You can’t tell from the space station that it’s New York Fashion Week, but it’s still a pretty great view! Did you know 161 NY companies are helping us go forward to the Moon with #Artemis? Check them out:… #NYFW

iPhone : Did you know the Intl. Space Station orbits 🌎 at 17,500 mph? Thats more than 45x faster than the worlds fastest roller coaster! 🎢😳

Ricky Arnold explains how trusses keep the station intact against the forces in low-Earth orbit #STEMonStation #BacktoSTEM

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