The International Space Station (ISS) is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. It follows the Salyut, Almaz, Skylab and Mir stations as the ninth space station to be inhabited. The ISS is a modular structure whose first component was launched in 1998. Now the largest artificial body in orbit, it can often be seen at the appropriate time with the naked eye from Earth. The ISS consists of pressurised modules, external trusses, solar arrays and other components...

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From the International Space Station

The Russian Space Station MIR operated in low Earth orbit from 1986 to 2001 it served as a microgravity research laboratory in which crews conducted experiments in biology, human biology, physics, astronomy, meteorology and spacecraft systems in order to develop technologies required for the permanent occupation of space.

ISS - International Space Station and The Space Shuttle

International Space Station

Aurora from the International Space Station

composite of a series of images photographed from a mounted camera on the Earth-orbiting International Space Station, from approximately 240 miles above Earth by astronaut Donald Pettit

Photography ~ The International Space Station (ISS) aligned with Earth's curvature

International Space Station

Solar Eclipse and Milky Way seen from ISS (International Space Station)

An aurora borealis seen from the International Space Station

'Snow Moon' Over Earth (NASA, International Space Station

The International Space Station (Chris Hadfield)

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Space Station

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