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NASA's page for updates from the International Space Station, the world-class lab orbiting Earth 250 miles above. For the latest research, follow @ISS_Research.

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Joined on 23 May, 2013

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.@Astro_Illini and @AstroVicGlover are getting ready for a pair of 6.5-hour spacewalks on Jan. 27 and Feb. 1 to upgrade science and communications gear on the station. More...

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The station's orbit takes it as high 51.6° above the equator offering awe-inspiring views of the Earth's aurora in between the city lights and the twinkling stars.

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Kenny Todd, the @NASA station deputy manager, tells @thespaceupdate what the most important upgrades are for the space station. #AskNASA |

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.@MiguelTaveras_ wants to know, "How do astronauts prepare for spacewalks?" #AskNASA |

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We answered @Selyb's #AskNASA question during our briefing today, "How long can an astronaut stay in their spacesuit?" BTW...the longest spacewalk was in March 2001 and lasted almost nine hours. #AskNASA |

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Robotics are key during a spacewalk and @Heartie1990 wants to know, "Who will be operating the robotic arm during both spacewalks?" #AskNASA |

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Thanks for your #AskNASA question during today's spacewalk briefing @pretrisee, "Do you feel heat or cold during a spacewalk?"

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This Friday, experts will be live on @NASA TV to talk about a pair of space station spacewalks scheduled for Jan. 27 and Feb. 1.

Live now on @NASA TV, experts talk about two spacewalks for station upgrades scheduled for Jan. 27 and Feb. 1. #AskNASA |

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Replying to @NASA: .@NorthropGrumman’s 15th commercial resupply mission is targeting liftoff Feb. 20 from @NASA_Wallops, to deliver 3 keys to the @S…

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.@NorthropGrumman’s 15th commercial resupply mission is targeting liftoff Feb. 20 from @NASA_Wallops, to deliver 3 keys to the @Space_Station aboard its #Cygnus spacecraft:

🧪Science
🦠Supplies
⚙️Equipment

Details plus deadline info for media here:

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We are answering your #AskNASA questions live on @NASA TV during a briefing starting at 3pm ET today to discuss two upcoming spacewalks with @Astro_Illini and @AstroVicGlover.

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This week preparations are underway for upcoming spacewalks to finish installing a European science platform and complete long-term battery upgrade work. #SpaceToGround

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We are answering your #AskNASA questions live on @NASA TV during a spacewalk briefing on Friday at 3pm ET. @Astro_illini and @AstroVicGlover will work on upgrades outside the station on Jan. 27 and Feb. 1.

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DNA, time perception and combustion science filled the schedule as the Exp 64 crew trained for a pair of spacewalks. More...

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Spacewalk training and science maintenance kept the Exp 64 crew busy today aboard the station. More...

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Replying to @NASA_es: La nave espacial de cargo Dragon de SpaceX amerizó frente a la costa de Florida repleta de experimentos científicos. #EspacioA

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La nave espacial de cargo Dragon de SpaceX amerizó frente a la costa de Florida repleta de experimentos científicos. #EspacioATierra

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The Exp 64 crew trained for an emergency and inspected safety gear today while getting ready for a busy period of spacewalks. More...

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Replying to @NASASTEM: Did you miss the live #STEM chat with Steelers quarterback @josh_dobbs1 & @Space_Station astronauts?👨‍🚀🏈Catch the replay here…

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Did you miss the live #STEM chat with Steelers quarterback @josh_dobbs1 & @Space_Station astronauts?👨‍🚀🏈Catch the replay here→

During the conversation, @AstroVicGlover said his 5th grade teacher sparked his STEM interest.

Who inspired your STEM spark?🤔

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This week SpaceX's Cargo Dragon spacecraft splashed down off the coast of Florida loaded with science experiments. #SpaceToGround

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