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 : 2014 is next for the #SpaceStation20th countdown! Crews on Expeditions 39, 40, 41, & 42 take residence on the orbiting lab.
#Cygnus, for its 1st official commercial resupply mission, Orbital-1, & ATV-5, @ESAs 5th & final Automated Transfer Vehicle, head up to the space station.

Twitter Web App : The Exp 64 crew researched space physics and biology today then worked on life support gear and A/C systems. More...

Twitter Web App : Onward on our #SpaceStation20th countdown! The year is 2013 and Expeditions 35, 36, 37, and 38 are our residents. We continue to see launches of commercial cargo spacecraft with #Cygnus making its demonstration flight on an Antares rocket carrying 1,300 pounds of cargo in 2013.

Twitter Web App : The Exp 64 trio will discuss their mission and 20 continuous years of humans aboard the station on Friday at 11:10am ET live on NASA TV.…

Twitter Web App : While on the Intl. Space Station, NASA Astronauts film “STEMonstrations” to demonstrate to students how common #STEM concepts are different in space. ✨

🥳 Celebrate the upcoming #SpaceStation20th anniversary by checking out the entire video playlist! ▶️

Twitter Web App : The Exp 64 trio begins the week with a host of biomedical studies as the station nears 20 years of continuous human habitation on Nov. 2. More...

Twitter Web App : We are nearing 20 continuous years of humans comprising 64 crews inhabiting the station since Nov. 2, 2000. #SpaceStation20th |

Twitter Web App : We are 12 years into our #SpaceStation20th countdown, and in 2012 crew members of Expeditions 31, 32, 33, and 34 all launched and lived aboard the orbiting outpost.

In 2012, the first SpaceX resupply mission launched to the orbiting laboratory delivering 882 pounds of supplies.

Twitter Web App : Expeditions 27, 28, 29, and 30 kept the space station inhabited during 2011. This year was also the Space Shuttle Programs final flight, with Atlantis bringing @ESA’s Raffaello multipurpose logistics module to its new home on the station. #SpaceStation20th

Twitter Web App : Imagine eating the same foods every week. On long-duration missions, an astronaut’s menu may be limited, so NASAs Human Research Program studies how a repetitive menu may impact an astronaut’s physical & mental health. #NationalFoodDay
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Twitter Web App : Over the past year, the astronauts aboard the Intl. Space Station have helped capture their lives in 360 degrees as a part of the ISS Experience investigation.

Learn more about this virtual reality project:…

Twitter Web App : The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft made its first journey into orbit in 2010.

And the cupola, ah the cupola! 😍 With its 6 side windows and 7th one directly facing Earth, in 2010 it was ready to provide a panoramic view of the planet below.

Twitter Web App : 2010 served as the 10-year mark of humans living aboard the space station, and we are halfway into our countdown to the #SpaceStation20th anniversary! Expeditions 23, 24, 25, and 26 took up residence of the orbiting laboratory in this milestone year.

Twitter Web App : The Exp 64 crew is back to work today after resting on Thursday. They are ramping up space research and continuing station upkeep. More...

Twitter Media Studio : This week marks the beginning of Expedition 64 when the Expedition 63 crew undocked from the station. Students asked if astronauts ever experience a language barrier while aboard the station. #SpaceToGround

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Twitter Web App : In 2009, Expeditions 19, 20, 21, and 22 served as residents of the space station. In this year, the station’s final set of solar array panels were installed and deployed by the STS-119 space shuttle crew. #SpaceStation20th