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THREE SPACE STATION CREW MEMBERS RETURN TO EARTH

Three crew members from the International Space Station returned to Earth at 5:15 a.m. EDT (3:15 p.m. Kazakhstan time) Saturday after wrapping up 186 days in space and several NASA research studies in human health. Expedition 47 Commander Tim Kopra of NASA, flight engineer Tim Peake of ESA (European Space Agency) and Soyuz Commander Yuri […]

WINDOW TO EARTH: NASA PARTNERS WITH IMAX FOR ‘A BEAUTIFUL PLANET’

For crew members aboard the International Space Station, the view doesn’t get any better than looking at the Earth from the station’s Cupola. The dome-shaped module’s seven panoramic windows offers them a unique view of our magnificent blue planet. It was from the Cupola that NASA’s eighth collaboration with IMAX came to life. ‘A Beautiful […]

CONTEMPLATING BRAIN FUNCTION ON THE SPACE STATION

Pondering how the brain reacts to spaceflight? You are in luck, as NASA takes an in-depth look this month at the contemplative topic of brain research aboard the International Space Station. Spaceflight has a unique effect on astronauts’ central nervous systems, and scientists are studying these effects now through experiments conducted in microgravity aboard the […]

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