Spacewalks by the numbers

Learn more about European and international spacewalk records. Download high-resolution files of all the infographics via Flickr.     

Spacewalk infographics pt 2

Learn more about how astronauts prepare to exit the Space Station for a spacewalk, the tools they use during their EVAs, and how they come back inside. These infographics are available for high resolution download via Flickr. ...

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei during his spacewalk 10 October. Credits: NASA

Last of trio of spacewalks today

Today NASA astronauts Randy Bresnik and Joe Acaba will go on the third spacewalk of this month from the International Space Station. Set to start at 12:05 GMT, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli will be helping...


Second US spacewalk for Vita mission today

After last week’s spacewalk, NASA astronauts Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei will suit up and return outside today for their second of three planned spacewalks this month.  Today’s tasks include lubricating the new end effector that was...

All about spacewalks: infographics

Learn more about the spacewalk or extravehicular activity (EVA) with the latest infographics. Download these and all the infographics in the VITA mission series via Flickr.       


Expedition 53 prepares for three spacewalks in October

Expedition 53 members are getting ready for an October full of spacewalks, also called Extra-Vehicular Activities (EVAs): EVA#44, EVA#45 and EVA#46 are set for October 5, October 10 and October 18. All three spacewalks will last about...

Sarcolab-3: Infographics

In Paolo’s first week on the Space Station, he and crew mates Randy Bresnik of NASA and Sergei Ryzansky of Roscosmos took part in the Sarcolab-3 experiment studying muscle loss in weightlessness. Last week, the crew repeated...

Space food: infographics

Learn more about how food is adjusted to microgravity in the latest infographics. Download high-resolution files of all infographics via our Flickr album.         

Vita mission brochure

Get a quick overview of ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli’s Vita mission in this electronic brochure. PDF download possible. Click the image to browse the book

Dragon released

The now fully-staffed Expedition 53 crew was busy this weekend preparing  the Dragon spacecraft for the its return to Earth. It arrived at the Station 16 August and its cargo was carefully unloaded and now packed with...