NASA Astronauts Use Marathon Spacewalk to Make Repairs on ISS

NASA Astronauts Use Marathon Spacewalk to Make Repairs on ISS

As those who have seen The Martian witnessed, an astronaut has to be a jack of all trades, handy with everything from their scientific specialty to making repairs on everything inside (and outside) their space ship. Two NASA astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) used this dogged determination during a marathon, almost eight-hour spacewalk on […]

NASA Expedition 40 is in Full Swing

NASA Expedition 40 is in Full Swing

  NASA Expedition 40 is in full swing!  The six person crew (some of who were involved with Expedition 39) are at the International Space Station, having launched on March 25, 2014.  It was almost a close call, as the venture ran into some problems before take off and during the rendezvous.  Two maintenance spacewalks […]