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Archives: May, 2014

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro & São Paulo (photo)

Бразилия, Рио-де-Жанейро и Сан-Паулу

The Upper Xingu River, tributary of the Amazon River Tietê River & Rio Grande River (the upper tributaries of the Paraná) west of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo The coast between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro

Gifts from the Earth (photo)

Подарки с Земли

The Soyuz TMA-13M brought to us gifts from Earth The inscriptions on the boxes: at the left – sausages, caviar, onions on the right – apples, oranges

SPRINT Experiment – Ultrasonography Research of Foot Muscles (photo)

Эксперимент SPRINT

One more collaboration. SPRINT experiment – ultrasonography research of foot muscles. Steve is doing, I’m assisting – help to dress and make photo.

The Island in silver Water – Maiana Atoll (photo)

Атолл Маиана

Maiana is an atoll in Kiribati and is one of the Central Gilbert Islands. Maiana is 44 km south of the capital island of South Tarawa and has a population of 2,027 as of 2010. The north and eastern sides of the atoll are a single island whilst the western edge consists of submerged reefs, […]

Work on the American Segment of ISS. May 26 (photo)

Работы на американском сегменте МКС

Steve is working with the Japanese module lock-chamber. There is a preparation for satellite start. Steve in a festive mood – today is his son Scott birthday. And we are glad for it too!

Signs on ISS. Instructions on EV hatch opening (photo)

Инструкции по открытию выходного люка в СО

Instructions on EV hatch opening before the spacewalk. Are located on the output hatch. Sign the Russian language Sign the English language

Kamchatka. Volcanos (photo)

Камчатка. Вулкан Шивелуч

We continue to study Kamchatka. Shiveluch Volcano slowly smokes. Shiveluch – the Most northern of active volcanoes of Kamchatka. and the Kamchatka volcanoes smoke a pipe…

May 27 was the Russian Library Day (photo)

27 мая был общероссийский День Библиотек

May 27 was the Russian Library Day. At station there is a small library, collected over 14 years of flight by different crews. There are artistic and technical literature, as well as have a large digital library that can be read on the iPAD

News from the our Plantation. May 29 (photo)

Вести с полей. 29 мая

Salads grow very quickly, but not all…

Hot meeting weightlessness indicators (photo)

Горячая встреча индикаторов невесомости

The Hatch Opening of the Soyuz TMA-13M, meeting the new crew and the first press conference (photo)

Открытие люка Союз ТМА-13М, прибытие нового экипажа и первая конференция

First moments of the hatch opening First flies Alex Gerst, Second Reid… … and finally appears Maxim Suraev Also the Soyuz brought food, experiments and parcels. Hot Embraces Press Conference with the leaders and families members. Photo ISS expedition 40. Flags of the countries, whose representatives are onboard. Hoisting the Flag of Germany.

Arrival of the Exp40 ISS crew. Approach. First shots (photo)

Видео

We wait for the Approach beginnings. We fly over Vietnam. Found our point – small-small Soyuz with our friends. Ship everything is closer and closer… Soyuz Place is free. Gagarin is Watching from a portrait to ship docking Shadow comes in orbit… docking in night… Station control of docking Contact! The Soyuz-TMA13M is docked!

New 40th season of ISS Space Travel (photo)

Новый 40-й сезон космического путешествия МКС

BAIKONUR, May 29 /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-13M has successfully docked with the International Space Station. “The ship docked with the Rassvet module (MIM-1) in automatic mode at 05:44, Moscow time,” a Baikonur space port official told Itar-Tass. The ship is piloted by Maxim Surayev. He and his colleagues – NASA astronaut Gregory Wiseman, […]

New Crew Docks to ISS. New Crew Arrives on Space Station (video)

Стыковка Союз ТМА-13М и переход экипажа на МКС

BAIKONUR, May 29 /ITAR-TASS/. New Crew Docks to ISS Russia’s manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-13M has successfully docked with the International Space Station. “The ship docked with the Rassvet module (MIM-1) in automatic mode at 05:44, Moscow time,” a Baikonur space port official told Itar-Tass. Hatch Opening, New Crew Arrives on Space Station & Press-Conference Hatch […]

New Exp40 Crew Launches to the ISS (video)

Старт 40-й экспедиции на МКС

Short Version Full version The NASA movie about preparation and start of the 40th expedition on ISS

May 28, Day of the Border Guards on ISS (photo)

28 мая - День Пограничника на МКС

The ISS crew congratulates all Border Guards with their professional holiday! Holiday breakfast on the Day of the Border Guard and the arrival of a new crew to the ISS.

Press conference of Soyuz TMA-13M Crew. May27, 2014. Baikonur (video)

Пресс-конференция экипажа ТПК Союз ТМА-13М

Soyuz-FG launch with Soyuz TMA-13M – May 28, 2014

Сегодня состоится пуск ракеты-носителя «Союз-ФГ» с транспортным пилотируемым кораблём Союз ТМА-13М

Источник: ITAR-TASS BAIKONUR, May 28, /ITAR-TASS/. The manned spaceship SoyuTMA-13M with an international crew of next long-duration space expedition, the ISS-40/41 mission, will blast off from Baikonur spaceport on Wednesday in a journey to the International Space Station. A spaceport official told ITAR-TASS, “The carrier rocket Soyuz FG, with the Soyuz TMA-13M atop, is to […]

Previous 39th season of ISS Space Travel (photo)

Предыдущий 39-й сезон космического путешествия МКС

Medical control – Measurement of Shin Volume (photo)

Медицинский контроль - ИЗОГ

Measurement of shin volume – control of shin muscles changes from space flight factors. There is a device (Environmental Health System (EHS) – Acoustic Dosimeter) on a belt for American noise control near the astronaut experiment. Measurements are being made one day.

Work on ISS. Replacement of dust filters in SO (photo)

Работа на МКС. Замена пылефильтров в СО

Replacement of dust filters in a Docking Compartment, as well it is a gateway for an exit in space.

VEG-01 Experiment. Regular news from the greenhouse (photo)

Эксперимент VEG-01. Очередные новости из оранжереи

We continue the reporting from our greenhouse. May 26 Third tiny salad is surviving…

Preparation for “Otklik” Experiment (photo)

Подготовка к эксперименту Отклик

Experiment “Otklik” – detail (rus)

Signs on ISS. Fire Port. (photo)

Таблички на МКС. Пожарный порт.

We’re continuing to study Signs on ISS. One of the plurality fire ports. Port designed to extinguish the space behind the panels. This port, (see to the label) situated at the entrance to Columbus modulus.

Masquerade mask from the Caroline Islands (photo)

Маскарадная маска из Каролинских островов

The Nomoi Islands, also known as Mortlock Islands, are a group of three large atolls in the state of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia. Satawan, the southern atoll, is the largest. Both Etal, the northern one, and Lukunor in the northeast are much smaller. They are located between 9 and 6 km apart from each […]

Space shampoos (photo)

Космические шампуни

Space shampoos: russian “Aelita” & american “No Rinse” detail

General cleaning MRM1 module before the arrival of the new ship (photo)

Генеральная уборка модуля МИМ1 перед приходом нового корабля

General cleaning MRM1 module before the arrival of the new ship.

ISS 39 crew (photo)

39-й экипаж МКС

Before arrival of the Exp40 on ISS we submit you some photos with full Exp39. Oleg Artemyev with the commander of the 39th crew of ISS Koichi Vakata Koichi Wakata, Mikhail Tyurin, Rick Mastracchio, Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev, Steven Swanson

Southern Patagonia Ice Field (South America) (photo)

Ледники Южной Америки

Southern Patagonia Ice Field. Argentina and Chile Border. In the foreground are seen the state of the Earth’s climate sensors.

Flight Director/ISS CREW CONFERENCE (photo)

Конференция между руководителем полета и экипажем МКС

Flight Director/ISS CREW CONFERENCE This is a Weekly Conference Between the ISS Crew and the Flight Director.