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Space Station Photos: Expedition 50 Astronauts in Action

Pesquet Attempts the Impossible

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ESA's Thomas Pesquet attempts to juggle cameras aboard the ISS, a more challenging feat than most realize!

A Strange Position

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Roscosmos' Oleg Novitskiy demonstrates the best position to perform a cardiac massage. The crew often conducts drills to practice medical emergency procedures.

Logging Flight Hours

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ESA's Thomas Pesquet let's an AirFrance Airbus A380 blow-up model float on the ISS, wishing the crews a happy holidays!

Friday Fun Day!

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Every Friday evening, the Expedition 50 crew meet in the Russian segment of the ISS and share favorite foods. Alongside the station's own lettuce, NASA's Peggy Whitson provided lobtser in wasabi mayonnaise. TGIF!

They Aren't Hangry!

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Often on the ISS, multinational crewmembers gather during meals. Expedition 50 crewmembers, Andrey Borisenko and Oleg Novitskiy or Roscosmos and NASA's Shane Kimbrough enjoy a snack.

Hard at Work

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Sergey Ryzhikov of Roscosmos, a Flight Engineer for Expedition 50, works inside the Zvezda Service Module.

Cable and Parts

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ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquest and a roll of data and power cable float aboard the Space Station.

Astronaut Tests

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Impaired vision sometimes afflicts visitors to the Space Station. NASA's Peggy Whitson uses the Fundoscope to collect images of the back of her eye during a routine check.

Teamwork

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From the Cupola on the ISS, ESA's Thomas Pesquet and NASA's Shane Kimbrough robotically capture the Japanese HTV-6 cargo craft. The craft brought over 4.5 tons of supplies to the ISS.

Reminder of Home

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The recent HTV-6 cargo vehicle brought fresh fruit to the Expedition crewmembers on the ISS. NASA's Shane Kimbrough and ESA's Thomas Pesquet share some of the apples.

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