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 ID1998-067A
Caw signAlpha
CrewFully crewed 6
Currently aboard 6
(Expedition 36)
Launch1998–2020
Launch padBaikonur 1/5 an 81/23
Kennedy LC-39
Massapproximately 450,000 kg (990,000 lb)
Length72.8 m (239 ft)
Width108.5 m (356 ft)
Hichtc. 20 m (c. 66 ft)
nadir–zenith, arrays forward–aft
(27 November 2009)[datit info]
Pressurised volume837 m3 (29,600 cu ft)
(21 March 2011)
Atmospheric pressur101.3 kPa (29.91 inHg, 1 atm)
Perigee412 km (256 mi) AMSL[1]
Apogee418 km (260 mi) AMSL[1]
Orbital inclination51.65 degrees[1]
Average speed7.66 kilometres per second (27,600 km/h; 17,100 mph)[1]
Orbital period92.87 minutes[1]
Orbit epoch24 August 2013[1]
Days in orbit7275
(21 October)
Days occupied6562
(21 October)
Nummer o orbits84,525[1]
Orbital decay2 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 Juin 2017
(explodit view)

The Internaitional 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" (PDF). NASA. 27 February 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  6. "NASA — Facts and Figures — International Space Station". NASA. 21 March 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2011.