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Spacewalkers complete trio of spacewalks


Two spacewalkers completed the third in a trio of spacewalks on the International Space Station (ISS) to complete vital maintenance on the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS),…

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CRS-10 Dragon completes homecoming to conclude successful ISS mission


The latest SpaceX Dragon spacecraft concluded her mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Unberthing of the CRS-10 Dragon from the orbital outpost on Sunday began the critical…

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HTV-6 completes death plunge swansong


Japan’s HTV-6 cargo vehicle has completed its destructive re-entry on Monday, February 6, following its departure the International Space Station (ISS) over a week ago. The spacecraft performed…

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CRS-9 Dragon completes homecoming, concludes successful mission


SpaceX’s CRS-9 Dragon spacecraft departed from the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, following a highly successful Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission to the orbital outpost. Known as…

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CRS-8 Dragon completes ISS mission, splashes down in Pacific


After 31 days of docked operations at the International Space Station (ISS), SpaceX’s CRS-8 Dragon spacecraft completed the final aspect of its mission as astronauts aboard the Station unberthed…

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BEAM installed on ISS following CRS-8 Dragon handover


The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) was finally installed on the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday. The Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) was involved with the…

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Dextre demo paving the way for robotic EVA assistance


The Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM) has completed a series of tests aimed at reducing the human EVA workload involved with the installation of new batteries on the International…

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HTV-5 arrives at the ISS following successful berthing


The Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle-5 (HTV-5) resupply spacecraft successfully arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday. Following its launch into space from the Tanegashima space center…

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ISS relocates PMM in reconfiguration for future crew vehicles


Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and their supporting ground teams have begun the process of reconfiguring the station from its current Space Shuttle-optimised configuration, to a…

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SpaceX Dragon completes CRS-6 mission with splashdown


SpaceX’s CRS-6 Dragon unberthed from the International Space Station (ISS) and was released from the grip of the Station’s “Big Arm” on Thursday. The resupply ship then completed…

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SpaceX CRS-5 Dragon returns home via Pacific splashdown


SpaceX’s CRS-5 Dragon spacecraft departed the International Space Station (ISS) ahead of a return to Earth on Tuesday. The EOM (End Of Mission) events climaxed with a parachute-assisted…

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CRS-5: Dextre grabs CATS from the belly of a Dragon


Canada’s multi-tasking robot, Dextre, successfully removed the CATS (Cloud-Aerosol Transport System) payload from the unpressurised trunk of the CRS-5/SpX-5 Dragon on Thursday morning. The payload was handed over to…

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CRS-4: SpaceX Dragon returns back to Earth


SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft has concluded her successful mission to the International Space Station (ISS) with a return to Earth on Saturday. The EOM (End Of Mission) events began…

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SpaceX Dragon homecoming successfully concludes CRS-3 mission


SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft has concluded her mission to the International Space Station (ISS) with a successful return to Earth on Sunday. The EOM (End Of Mission) events began…

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Canada’s Dextre completes payload removals from CRS-3 Dragon


Canada’s SPDM (Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator), or Dextre as it’s commonly known, has completed the removal of payloads from the Trunk of the SpaceX CRS-3 Dragon spacecraft, which…

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Japan’s HTV-4 successfully berths with the ISS


The Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle-4 (HTV-4) automated resupply spacecraft has arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) following its launch into space from the Tanegashima space center in…

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Dragon Splashdown concludes SpaceX’s CRS-2 mission


SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft has successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, following its departure from the International Space Station (ISS). Known as End Of Mission (EOM)…

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SSRMS removes payload from Dragon trunk to mark new milestone


SpaceX’s CRS-2 (SpX-2) Dragon achieved another milestone on Wednesday, as the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) carefully removed a pair of grapple bars from the spacecraft’s trunk….

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SpaceX Dragon to make third ISS visit amid logistics schedule challenges


With less than one week now remaining until the launch of SpaceX’s second operational International Space Station (ISS) resupply mission, preparations to make the orbital outpost ready to…

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Expanding on Bigelow’s inflatable module for the ISS


NASA managers are set to provide details on the deal they have signed with Bigelow Aerospace for an inflatable module to become part of the International Space Station…