Oct. 5, 1984, Launch of History-Making STS-41G Mission
Hurricane Joaquin From the International Space Station
Charon in Enhanced Color
International Space Station Partners Release Major Update to Docking Standard
The International Space Station Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) has approved a major update to the station docking system standard. First released in 2010, the docking standard established a common station-to-spacecraft equipment interface to enable spacecraft of multiple types to dock to the space station.
NASA Sets Coverage Schedule for CubeSat Launch Events
Thirteen NASA and National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)-sponsored CubeSats are scheduled to launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket Thursday, Oct. 8, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Prelaunch media briefings and launch commentary coverage will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
Virginia Students to Speak Live with Space Station Crew
A group of students from Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia, will get the chance to speak with an astronaut who once studied in their classrooms and now is working and living on the International Space Station.