The Guardian: Russia to halt cooperation over International Space Station

The Guardian: Russia to halt cooperation over International Space Station. “Russia says it will end cooperation with western countries over the International Space Station until sanctions are lifted. Russia’s space director said on Saturday that the restoration of normal ties between partners at the ISS and other joint space projects would be possible only once western sanctions against Moscow were lifted.”

Ars Technica: Legally, Russia can’t just take its Space Station and go home

Ars Technica: Legally, Russia can’t just take its Space Station and go home. “The fate of the International Space Station hangs in the balance as tensions between Russia and the West escalate following the country’s invasion of Ukraine. However, given that the conflict is now nearly a month old and the old laboratory is still flying high, it appears that the partnership among Russia, the United States, and 13 other nations will continue to hold. This article will consider the future of the partnership from three different dimensions: technical, legal, and political.”

Globe Newswire: New ISS National Laboratory Tool Expands Visibility of ISS-Related Educational Resources (PRESS RELEASE)

Globe Newswire: New ISS National Laboratory Tool Expands Visibility of ISS-Related Educational Resources (PRESS RELEASE). “The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, Inc. (CASIS), manager of the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory, today announced the release of a new online tool for educators called Expedition Space Lab. This tool is designed to provide educators with easy access to ISS-related lessons, activities, and other resources to integrate into their curriculum.”

Digital Trends: How to watch Northrop Grumman launch its 16th cargo mission to the ISS this week

Digital Trends: How to watch Northrop Grumman launch its 16th cargo mission to the ISS this week. “This Tuesday, August 10, an uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft will be launched on a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), packed with scientific research and supplies for the crew. NASA will be streaming the launch of the craft so you can watch along live at home, and we’ve got all the details.”

NASA: NASA TV to Air Launch of Space Station Module, Departure of Another

NASA: NASA TV to Air Launch of Space Station Module, Departure of Another. “NASA will provide live coverage of a new Russian science module’s launch and automated docking to the International Space Station, and the undocking of another module that has been part of the orbital outpost for the past 20 years. Live coverage of all events will be available on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.” The first event is July 21.

NASA: NASA to Air Live Coverage of SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts’ Return to Earth

NASA: NASA to Air Live Coverage of SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts’ Return to Earth. “The Crew Dragon spacecraft, named Resilience, is scheduled to undock from the space station to begin the journey home at 7:05 a.m. EDT Wednesday, April 28. NASA and SpaceX are targeting 12:40 p.m. for the splashdown and conclusion of the Crew-1 mission. The return to Earth – and activities leading up to the return – will air live on NASA Television, the NASA App, and the agency’s website.”

NASA: Watch Next Space Station Crew Launch Live on NASA TV, NASA App

NASA: Watch Next Space Station Crew Launch Live on NASA TV, NASA App. “Three space travelers, including NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, are poised to launch Friday, April 9, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station. NASA Television, the agency’s website, and the NASA app will provide comprehensive prelaunch and launch-to-docking coverage.”

Google Blog: Celebrating 20 years of human life on the ISS with NASA

Google Blog: Celebrating 20 years of human life on the ISS with NASA. “Today we’re proud to announce on Google Arts & Culture a new online celebration of this week’s 20th anniversary of humans living and working on the International Space Station (ISS). Created in collaboration with NASA, this project includes NASA collections, stories, and some new games to help anybody learn more and engage in this important milestone in space exploration.”

CNET: How to watch the first all-female spacewalk with NASA on the ISS

CNET: How to watch the first all-female spacewalk with NASA on the ISS. “We’re going to give this another try. NASA wisely scrubbed what was supposed to be the first all-female spacewalk in March after a spacesuit sizing problem meant the right suits weren’t available for the endeavor. Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will now get a chance to make history as early as Thursday.”

The ChronicleHerald: Dal student to launch interactive archive of Chris Hadfield’s photos

The ChronicleHerald: Dal student to launch interactive archive of Chris Hadfield’s photos. “Over the past year, Caitlin Cunningham has looked at every one of the 13,199 photos taken by Chris Hadfield during his stint on the International Space Station in 2012-13. Out of that massive collection, she’s culled about 250 photos for a public interactive digital archive.”

IEEE Spectrum: Russian Astronauts Prepare to Bring the ‘Internet of Animals’ Online

IEEE Spectrum: Russian Astronauts Prepare to Bring the ‘Internet of Animals’ Online. “An ambitious project to keep an eye on thousands of animals and birds from space in a sort of ‘Internet of Animals’ is getting ready to kick off. In February, German researchers sent three large 200-kilogram antennas to the International Space Station (ISS) on a Soyuz rocket. The antennas joined a computer that had been sent up in October. These pieces will be the ears and brain of ICARUS, short for International Cooperation for Animal Research Using Space, an initiative funded by the Russian and German space agencies to track the movement of the smallest animals—birds, turtles, fish, and even insects—and tap into swarm intelligence.”

Universe Today: Hey Citizen Scientists! Help NASA Analyze Images Taken From The Space Station

Universe Today: Hey Citizen Scientists! Help NASA Analyze Images Taken From The Space Station. “Calling all citizen scientists, geography buffs, fans of the International Space Station and those who love that orbital perspective! CosmoQuest has a brand new project in coordination with NASA and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) where you can help identify features in photographs taken by astronauts from the space station.”