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July 10, 2019
And you thought your July 4th celebrations were far out...
US Astronauts deliver a special July 4th message from outer space!
And in case you were wondering...
Did you know The International Space Station (ISS) can accommodate as many as six professional astronauts, some guests and is larger than a six bedroom house?
(Talk about an astronomical AirBnB)
FAST FACTS on ISS:
1) 230 People have visited from a total of 18 countries (as of March 2019).
2) The ISS was assembled over the course 42 flights:
37 US Space Shuttle launches & five Russian launches
3) A space shuttle launched from earth can reach the ISS in as little as six hours!
(Or the time it takes to fly from New York City to Los Angeles)
4) The space crew's health is monitored by 350,000 sensors on board the ISS
5) The length of the Solar Station array is 240 Feet (0.07 Km) or in other words:
8.5 Times a London Bus:
Photo Credit here
5 Times the Hollywood (California) Sign:
Photo Credit: Michael Teo Sin / Getty Images
5.5 Times a Brachiosaurus:
Photo Credit Here
International Space Station
One World, One Human Race
June 1, 2020
California, We Have Lift Off!
May 31, 2020
STOP THE PRESS! SpaceX-NASA Launch Delayed 3 Days
May 27, 2020
To Infinity & Beyond... Or at least the I.S.S.
(International Space Station)
Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
February 5, 2020
This Asteroid is For The Birds
August 20, 2019
A Room With A View
August 3, 2019
Billionaires, Rockets & Space Hotels- Oh My!
July 26, 2019
Happy 50th Anniversary Moon Landing!
July 17, 2019
The Ultimate Independence Day