What’s up with @Astro_Luca on the ISS this week? June 30 – July 6 Spacewalk Prep [photos]

Every week on the International Space Station there is so much going on between science experiments, repairs and the day to day life of living in space. It can be challenging to decide what to focus on. But for this past week one thing has been a main focus for Luca Parmitano and his crew mates. The ... READ MORE»

What’s up with @Astro_Luca on the ISS this week? June 23-29, Space Concert on Earth and More!

This past week for Luca was nothing but amazing! Let’s start with the end of the week and move backward. On Saturday, June 29 Luca "appeared with" French composer and Musician Didier Marouani & his band named Space live from Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Both Karen Nyberg and Fyodor Yurchikhin ... READ MORE»

What’s up with @Astro_Luca on the ISS? June 16 – June 22, 2013 | Albert Einstein, EVA and more!

This week was extremely busy for Luca and the other crew members of the ISS! With the unloading of ATV (automated transport vehicle) Albert Einstein, a scheduled EVA (extra vehicular activity, or ‘space walk’) by two Russian cosmonauts, and countless experiments, the crews schedules were ... READ MORE»