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The International Space Station

Orbiting Earth for 15 years.

There is no room with a finer view than the #Cupola on the #ISS --Astronaut Reid Wiseman from the International Space Station

Cool contest incorporating the arts into STEM! The Humans in Space Art Challenge is asking you to use your artistic creativity to explain why Space, Science, and Technology matter! --Contest deadline November 15, 2014. #STEAM #NASA #HISAChallenge #spaceart

Cosmonaut Elena Serova. Elena will become only the fourth female Russian Cosmonaut to fly in space and the first to live and work aboard the International Space Station when she launches on Soyuz TMA-14M on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 at 4:25 p.m. EDT.

"Fascinating: living in the most complex machine that mankind has built - ever." Astronaut Alexander Gerst, from the International Space Station

View from the outside in. The robotic arm camera records a #SpaceVine of the exterior of the Cupola on the International Space Station.

How is someone served coffee in bed on the International Space Station? Find out in this #SpaceVine from astronaut Reid Wiseman.

Space Station spotting party! - It REALLY is incredible to see, right from your own yard. As the third brightest object in the sky, after the sun and moon, the space station is easy to see if you know where and when to look for it." NASA’s Spot the Station service sends you an email or text message a few hours before the space station passes over your house. TREAT YOUR KIDS BY TAKING THEM OUTSIDE TO SEE THIS!

  • Sherrie Ziegler

    My husband and I love to go out and see the station over head. My grown sons laugh at us. I told them when you live out the country you have to make your own entertainment. We are in southeastern Ohio. It is a beautiful sight!

1st Vine from space! Astronaut Reid Wiseman took this video from the International Space Station. It shows a single Earth orbit (would be about 90 minutes real time). The space station's orbit was parallel to the terminator, in which case the sun never sets. June 5, 2014.

The budget further advances NASA initiative to return human spaceflight launches to the United States by 2017 in concert with three Commercial Crew Program, or CCP, partners. Image released March 4, 2014.

Finding Space: the Karen Nyberg Story. Armed with Science.

Dining in space. #spacelive

  • Anne-Marie O'Neill

    Thank you for posting these. Following what you were up to on the ISS reignited my childhood fascination with space, and now, at the age of 30, I decided to do something about it and joined a local astronomy group and really enjoy learning about space and everything in it. Thank you so much!

Washing in space. #spacelive

Sleeping in space. #spacelive

Thank you Don Pettit for the privilege of sharing your window on the International Space Station. And, with our deep gratitude for being such a caring community, we wish all of you – our fellow passengers on Spaceship Earth - a happy 2014. Peace on Earth, and see you next year!

The International Space Station, celebrating 15 years.

  • David ™

    Hard to imagine that construction of ISS started on this date with the liftoff of Zarya.

My view out the window in our Soyuz vehicle as we backed away from one docking port of ISS to fly to another. Taken November 1, 2013. KN from space.

The moon rising as the sun sets. With Cygnus, our cargo vehicle that will depart ISS next week. Taken October 19, 2013. KN from space.

Living With Kids: Karen Nyberg on being away from home while living on the International Space Station. From Design Mom.

  • Lindsay Eryn

    Read your story, Karen. Thank you so much for sharing. Thank you for being real and genuine. It's easy to see others' successes and to think less of yourself, but you helped remind me that all people are people. You seem like a really awesome person, and I'm glad I got to read your words! Have a great rest of your time in the ISS! Almost finished!

  • Kendal Milot

    Such an amazing story. I had to share it with my family and friends. Thanks so much for taking the time to do it and share your experience.