Source: NASA

Authors: Beth Ridgeway

Published Date: Fri, 10 May 2024 20:55:05 +0000

Summary: NASA will host a media opportunity with four astronauts at 10 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, May 14, at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The astronauts, who served as part of Expedition 70, include NASA’s Jasmin Moghbeli and Loral O’Hara, ESA’s Andreas Mogensen, and JAXA’s Satoshi Furukawa. They will discuss their recent mission to the International Space Station (ISS), which began on September 27, 2023, and ended on April 5, 2024. The crew completed significant scientific and maintenance activities, including spacewalks and DNA analysis to monitor the ISS’s microbial environment. The event requires media to confirm attendance by 12 p.m. on Monday, May 13, with specific security and identification protocols to follow. The ISS continues to be a crucial platform for NASA’s future space exploration missions, supported by the Huntsville Operations Support Center (HOSC) at Marshall. The HOSC provides comprehensive engineering, mission operations, and scientific support for the ISS and other space missions.

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