ISS Astronauts Dive Into Space Physics Experiments and Human Research

An Aurora Intersects Earth’s Airglow Beneath a Starry Sky

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An aurora intersects Earth’s airglow underneath a stellar sky in this photo from the International Space Station as it orbited 261 miles above western Kazakhstan near the CaspianSea Credit: NASA

The < period class ="glossaryLink" aria-describedby ="tt" data-cmtooltip ="<div class=glossaryItemTitle>International Space Station</div><div class=glossaryItemBody>The International Space Station (ISS) is a large spacecraft in orbit around the Earth that serves as a research laboratory and spaceport for international collaboration in space exploration. It was launched in 1998 and has been continuously occupied by rotating crews of astronauts and cosmonauts from around the world since 2000. The ISS is a joint project of five space agencies: NASA (USA), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe), and CSA (Canada). It orbits the Earth at an altitude of approximately 400 kilometers (250 miles), and provides a unique platform for scientific research, technological development, and human space exploration.</div>" data-gt-translate-attributes="[{"attribute":"data-cmtooltip", "format":"html"}]" >InternationalSpaceStationExpedition70 team is starting its very first complete week together following recently’s departure of the station’s longest-serving team at371 days.The 7 orbital station homeowners beganMonday with human research study and area physics, in addition to spacesuit work and life assistance upkeep.

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< period class ="glossaryLink" aria-describedby ="tt" data-cmtooltip ="<div class=glossaryItemTitle>NASA</div><div class=glossaryItemBody>Established in 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government that succeeded the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). It is responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. Its vision is &quot;To discover and expand knowledge for the benefit of humanity.&quot; Its core values are &quot;safety, integrity, teamwork, excellence, and inclusion.&quot; NASA conducts research, develops technology and launches missions to explore and study Earth, the solar system, and the universe beyond. It also works to advance the state of knowledge in a wide range of scientific fields, including Earth and space science, planetary science, astrophysics, and heliophysics, and it collaborates with private companies and international partners to achieve its goals.</div>" data-gt-translate-attributes="[{"attribute":"data-cmtooltip", "format":"html"}]" > NASAFlightEngineerJasminMoghbeli began her day establishing theEcho ultrasound system in theColumbus lab module for theVascular(***************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************** )research study.She scanned her neck, leg, and heart with assistance from ground workers to assist physicians comprehend sped up aging-like signs that happen in a team member’s arteries while residing in area.Moghbeli likewise dealt with station hardware as she established a lighting system that will be put outside theKibo lab module in the vacuum of area.

Eye checks were likewise on the schedule as NASAFlightEngineerLoral O’Hara analyzed the eyes of< period class ="glossaryLink" aria-describedby ="tt" data-cmtooltip ="<div class=glossaryItemTitle>JAXA</div><div class=glossaryItemBody>Formed in 2003, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was born through the merger of three institutions, namely the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), the National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan (NAL) and the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA). JAXA performs various activities related to aerospace, from basic research in the aerospace field to development and utilization and is responsible for research, technology development, and launch of satellites into orbit, and is involved in advanced missions such as asteroid exploration and possible human exploration of the Moon.</div>" data-gt-translate-attributes=" [{"attribute":"data-cmtooltip", "format":"html"}]" > JAXA(JapanAerospaceExplorationAgency) astronautSatoshiFurukawa utilizing basic medical imaging equipment. Doctors are studying how weightlessness impacts the retina, the shape of the eye, vision, and other residential or commercial properties to make sure great optical health in area.

Official Expedition 70 Crew Portrait

The authorities Expedition 70 team picture with (leading row from left) Roscosmos cosmonauts Nikolai Chub, Konstantin Borisov, and Oleg Kononenko; JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Satoshi Furukawa; and NASA astronaut Loral O’Hara In the front row are, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut and Expedition 70 Commander Andreas Mogensen and NASA astronaut JasminMoghbeli Credit: NASA

Maintenance and Preparations

O’Hara likewise signed up with Commander Andreas Mogensen of ESA (< period class ="glossaryLink" aria-describedby ="tt" data-cmtooltip ="<div class=glossaryItemTitle>European Space Agency</div><div class=glossaryItemBody>The European Space Agency (ESA) is an intergovernmental organization dedicated to the exploration and study of space. ESA was established in 1975 and has 22 member states, with its headquarters located in Paris, France. ESA is responsible for the development and coordination of Europe&#039;s space activities, including the design, construction, and launch of spacecraft and satellites for scientific research and Earth observation. Some of ESA&#039;s flagship missions have included the Rosetta mission to study a comet, the Gaia mission to create a 3D map of the Milky Way, and the ExoMars mission to search for evidence of past or present life on Mars.</div>" data-gt-translate-attributes="[{"attribute":"data-cmtooltip", "format":"html"}]" >European(********************************************************************************************************************************************** )Agency) servicing spacesuits in theQuest airlock.The duo took turns cleaning up cooling loops inside the fits prior to O’Hara settled the work and charged match water tanks and filled up cooling and ventilation garments.Furukawa studied treatments that he will utilize quickly to assist astronauts wear in assistance of upcoming spacewalks.

SpacePhysics andOtherTasks

Veteran cosmonautOlegKononenko, on his 5th spaceport station objective, established a camera for a < period class ="glossaryLink" aria-describedby ="tt" data-cmtooltip ="<div class=glossaryItemTitle>plasma</div><div class=glossaryItemBody>Plasma is one of the four fundamental states of matter, along with solid, liquid, and gas. It is an ionized gas consisting of positive ions and free electrons. It was first described by chemist Irving Langmuir in the 1920s.</div>" data-gt-translate-attributes="[{"attribute":"data-cmtooltip", "format":"html"}] "> plasma physics experiment in the(****************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************** )laboratory.The area physics research study observes low-temperature gaseous mixes made up of ionized gas, neutral gas, and micron-sized particles, or plasma crystals, and might enhance microgravity research study techniques and spacecraft styles.

< period class ="glossaryLink" aria-describedby ="tt" data-cmtooltip ="<div class=glossaryItemTitle>Roscosmos</div><div class=glossaryItemBody>Roscosmos, also known as the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, is the Russian government agency responsible for space activities, including the development and operation of spacecraft, launch vehicles, and space stations. It was formed in 2015 through the merger of the Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and the United Rocket and Space Corporation. Roscosmos is responsible for Russia&#039;s space program and works closely with other international space agencies on joint projects, such as the International Space Station. The agency is also involved in a wide range of space-related activities, including scientific research, earth observation, telecommunications, and manned spaceflight.</div>" data-gt-translate-attributes="[{"attribute":"data-cmtooltip", "format":"html"}]" >Roscosmos cosmonaut Konstantin Borisov started his early morning by strapping sensing units to himself for a 24- hour session determining his heart activity and high blood pressure. Afterward, he photographed booster cable in the Nauka science module and after that proceeded to orbital pipes responsibilities. Cosmonaut Nikolai Chub linked cable televisions to an optical telescope with a radio detector, inspected battery temperature levels and connections in the Zvezda service module, and lastly cleaned up the Rassvet module’s ventilation system.