Image of the International Space Station's current configuration. The
Russian Zarya control module is on the left and the U. S. Unity
connection node is on the right.
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Image courtesy of NASA
That's No Moon...
News story originally written on March 3, 1999
...it's a space station!
No, it's not something from George Lucas' Star Wars--it's the
International Space Station. The ISS can be seen from the ground as it
orbits the Earth every 90 minutes. NASA has organized a list of when the
ISS can be seen from different cities
The ISS will be easier to see as pieces are added over the next few
years. The next piece to be added is the Russian service module, which
will be launched in July, 1999. Before that, Discovery will bring
supplies to the station in May, 1999.
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