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Astronaut Reid Wiseman, aboard the International Space Station, shared this image on Friday, June 6 wishing everyone a great weekend. He shared that this image shows "Trinidad and Tobago in the evening sun." The crew of the ISS is preparing to take out the trash when a resupply craft undocks Monday morning. The crew is also counting down to a Russian spacewalk on June 19. In the meantime, science, maintenance and exercise are filling the rest of the crew’s time. The ISS Progress 53 (53P) cargo craft has been filled with trash and discarded gear. Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev closed the hatches Friday morning and monitored for leak checks in the afternoon. It will undock from the aft end of the Zvezda service module Monday at 9:30 a.m. EDT and reenter the Earth’s atmosphere a few hours later for a fiery destruction over the Pacific Ocean. Image credit

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 Mission

SpaceX successfully launched the Bangabandhu Satellite-1 on Friday, May 11 from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida. …

Space Exploration

21 mins to launch of #Orb2. #DidYouKnow? The Antares rocket is 131.5 feet tall--about the size of a 13 story building http://t.co/9x3M1vLezg

NEEMO 18 Aquanauts Complete Underwater Mission

Four astronauts splashed up from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean on July 29, bringing to a successful close the 18th NEEMO.