ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/15/2021

Change of Command Ceremony: A Change of Command ceremony was performed today during which Shannon Walker assumed command of the ISS from Sergey Ryzhikov. This is in preparation for 63 undock and return tomorrow, April 16. Payloads Astrobee/Gecko-2: The crew continued science objectives for the Astrobee free-flier equipped with a Gecko perching arm.  Assistive Free-Flyers… Continue reading ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/15/2021

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ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/14/2021

Payloads AC Touch: Per standard procedure, the crew touched both the coated and uncoated coupons for this long-term investigation.  Boeing Environment Responding Antimicrobial Coatings tests an antimicrobial coating on several different materials that represent high-touch surfaces. Some microbes change characteristics in microgravity, which could create new risks to crew health and spacecraft systems as well… Continue reading ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/14/2021

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The Places We Call Home

In this image that astronaut Scott Kelly posted to Twitter on Aug. 9, 2015 during his #YearInSpace captures all the the places humans dwell.

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SpaceX Crew-2 Dress Rehearsal

Crew-2 are seen as they prepare to depart for Launch Complex 39A during a dress rehearsal on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

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Tokyo at Night

The night lights of Tokyo, Japan, are pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 261 miles above the island nation.

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