The International Space Station. By Emma Grewar . What is The International Space Station?. Habitable, artificial satellite in low earth orbit The ISS follows the Salyut, Almaz , Cosmos, Skylab, and Mir space stations 11th space station launched not including the Genesis I and II prototypes.
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The International Space Station
By Emma Grewar
Habitable, artificial satellite in low earth orbit
The ISS follows the Salyut, Almaz, Cosmos, Skylab, and Mir space stations
11th space station launched not including the Genesis I and II prototypes.
Learn more about space in long term journeys
Provide Earth with valuable information
16 Nations – Canada, Japan & Russia
11 Nations – Europe Space Agency & Italy
The European Space Agency
Brazil and Italy through agreements by the US.
Advancement of technology through experiments conducted in space.
Development of testing new technologies
Derivation of Earth applications from a new understanding
Failure of equipment
Great impact on our society
Could lead to new findings
Other life in space
Advancement in knowledge
Learning more about Earth and
NASA plans to de-orbit the Space Station is 2016
Most of it’s space programs have been cut
Been under construction longer than completion
US Space Shuttle program ended in 2010
Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer
NASA plans to extend the lifespan of the structure into the 2020’s
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