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The removal of the LMM, a specialized microscope, makes space for a new fluid physics experiment that may improve thermal systems on Earth, in spacecraft and space habitats. go.nasa.gov/3ltuzPV
After more than a decade of research aboard the @Space_Station, the Light Microscopy Module (LMM) is being retired. Experiments conducted in the facility have provided insights that helped improve products from shampoo to pharmaceuticals. go.nasa.gov/2YX7cm0
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Russia's Progress resupply ship stands ready for launch today at 8pm ET from Kazakhstan. It will dock to the station on Friday at 9:34pm delivering nearly three tons of cargo. blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/
The State Commission confirmed the scheduled lift-off time of the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle with #ProgressMS18 cargo spacecraft (at 00:00 UTC) and gave the go-ahead to loading the launch vehicle with propellants 🚀 🎥 The live broadcast will begin at 23:00 UTC
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✔️ One step closer to launch! The @SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Crew Dragon spacecraft atop, rolled out to Launch Complex 39A last night, Oct. 26. The rocket is now in a vertical position at the pad, awaiting liftoff on Oct. 31: go.nasa.gov/3vYFZ1y
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🚀 To prepare for liftoff on Oct. 31, the #Crew3 astronauts will participate in a full dress rehearsal tomorrow. What does that mean, exactly? @Astro_Raja, mission commander, takes us through the process:
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It's launch week for our latest @Commercial_Crew mission to the @Space_Station! #Crew3 is set to lift off in the wee hours of Halloween morning (2:21am ET/6:21am UTC, Sun. Oct 31)—learn more about our crew and the @SpaceX Crew Dragon Endurance: go.nasa.gov/3Chg875
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🤩🐉 Welcome to Kennedy Space Center, Crew Dragon Endurance! The @SpaceX capsule that'll carry four astronauts to the @Space_Station arrived at Launch Complex 39A on Oct. 24 after making the short journey from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station: go.nasa.gov/3EgHdIo
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The Flight Readiness Review for the #Crew3 mission has concluded and teams are proceeding toward a planned liftoff at 2:21am ET on Sunday, Oct. 31! We'll be holding a media teleconference at 7:15pm ET to discuss the outcome: nasa.gov/live
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We asked the astronauts of the #Crew3 mission to describe their fellow crewmates to us. Who is the funniest? Who has the most annoying habit? 🤔 Get to know your crew before they launch to the @Space_Station Oct. 31!
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A Russian trio left the station and returned to Earth over the weekend. Meanwhile, peppers, a good source of vitamin C, are growing on the orbiting lab. #SpaceToGround
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Contact and capture confirmed! The @roscosmos Progress 78 cargo craft redocked to station at 12:21am ET as Progress and the station flew 258 miles over the south Pacific. nasa.gov/live
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A view of the uncrewed Progress spacecraft from the station's external camera as it makes it's way to redock to station's Multipurpose Laboratory Module. Watch live on @NASA TV! nasa.gov/live
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