Internaitional Space Station

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Internaitional Space Station
The Internaitional Space Station, as seen frae Space Shuttle Endeavour in Mey 2011.
A silhouette o the ISS shawn orbitin above the Yird. This image is suspendit within an orange an purpie shield, wi the wirds 'International Space Station' above the image, an laurel leaves beneath.
ISS insignia
Station statistics
COSPAR ID 1998-067A
Caw sign Alpha
Crew Fully crewed 6
Currently aboard 6
(Expedition 36)
Launch 1998–2020
Launch pad Baikonur 1/5 an 81/23
Kennedy LC-39
Mass approximately 450,000 kg (990,000 lb)
Length 72.8 m (239 ft)
Width 108.5 m (356 ft)
Hicht c. 20 m (c. 66 ft)
nadir–zenith, arrays forward–aft
(27 November 2009)[datit info]
Pressurised volume 837 m3 (29,600 cu ft)
(21 March 2011)
Atmospheric pressur 101.3 kPa (29.91 inHg, 1 atm)
Perigee 412 km (256 mi) AMSL[1]
Apogee 418 km (260 mi) AMSL[1]
Orbital inclination 51.65 degrees[1]
Average speed 7.66 kilometres per second (27,600 km/h; 17,100 mph)[1]
Orbital period 92.87 minutes[1]
Orbit epoch 24 August 2013[1]
Days in orbit 5781
(18 September)
Days occupied 5068
(18 September)
Nummer o orbits 84,525[1]
Orbital decay 2 km/month
Statistics as of 9 Mairch 2011
(unless notit itherwise)
References: [1][2][3][4][5][6]
Configuration
The components o the ISS in an explodit diagram, wi modules on-orbit heichlichtit in orange, an those still awaitin launch in blue or pink
Station elements as o December 2011, but missin Pirs
(explodit view)

The International Space Station is a spaicestation project o mony kintras. It haes twa-men crew for ilka hurl.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Peat, Chris (24 August 2013). "ISS - Orbit". Heavens-Above. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  2. NASA (9 March 2011). "The ISS to Date". NASA. Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  3. NASA (18 February 2010). "On-Orbit Elements" (PDF). NASA. Retrieved 19 June 2010. 
  4. "STS-132 Press Kit" (PDF). NASA. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 19 June 2010. 
  5. "STS-133 FD 04 Execute Package". NASA. 27 February 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  6. "NASA — Facts and Figures — International Space Station". NASA. 21 March 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2011.