The Expedition 48/49 crew that launched July 7 from Kazakhstan arrived as scheduled at the International Space Station July 9 Eastern time. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, and astronaut Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency were welcomed aboard by station Commander Jeff Williams of NASA and Flight Engineers Jeff Williams and Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos. In the coming months, the crew is scheduled to receive supplies and experiments from several cargo spacecraft. These include a Russian Progress scheduled to launch July 16 Eastern time and a SpaceX Dragon – scheduled for lift off July 18 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Also, ISS Research and Development Conference, NASA Gets Green Light to Build Mars 2020 Rover, Juno’s First In-Orbit Views of Jupiter, Innovative Light Jet Visits Langley, Moon Photobombs Earth, Again and New Horizons’ “Landing” Video!

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Source: NASA

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