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!
While it's not as impressive as the Death Star, the International Space
Station is actually visible from the ground as it orbits the Earth every
90 minutes. NASA has organized a list of the times that the ISS can be
seen from cities
The ISS will get easier to see through the next few years as more
components are added. The next component, the service module, is scheduled
to be launched by Russia in July, 1999. Before that, Discovery will dock
with the station in May, 1999, to transfer supplies.
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