Jeff Williams - updates

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US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port

Aug 19, 2016 - 2:30 PM

International Space Station operations integration manager Kenneth Todd calls the installation a very significant milestone on the path to establishing commercial crew capability

SPACEWALK. This NASA photo obtained October 30, 2015 shows an image taken by Expedition 45 Commander Scott Kelly during a spacewalk on October 28, 2015. File photo by  Scott Kelly/NASA/AFP

Temporary space station habitat fails to inflate

May 27, 2016 - 12:03 AM

The new room known as the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module BEAM is part of an experiment to test expandable habitats that astronauts might use on the Moon or Mars in the coming decades

NASA'S BEAM. The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module fails to take shape. Image from NASA Twitter account.

Russian spacecraft with US grandpa onboard docks at space station

Mar 19, 2016 - 1:33 PM

Jeff Williams is a veteran of long duration space missions and will be the American with the most cumulative days in space with 534 after this trip

US astronaut Jeffrey Williams waves from a bus after his space suit was tested at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, prior to blasting off to the International Space Station (ISS) early on March 18, 2016. Russia's Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew of Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka and US astronaut Jeffrey Williams is scheduled to blast off to the ISS early on March 18. DMITRI LOVETSKY / AFP

Apple fights bonded labor in supplier factories

Feb 12, 2015 - 1:43 PM

Apple reduces allowable recruitment fees from one month s net wages to zero requiring suppliers who use bonded labor to repay foreign contract workers in full for fees paid

APPLE LABOR. Activists from 'Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour' (SACOM) stage a protest outside an Apple store in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 26 February 2013. File Photo by Alex Hofford/EPA