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International Space Station 1998-2011. People living in space just above your head! Look up at the right time and you’ll see them, just 220 miles up !!!. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/multimedia/first10next10.html.

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international space station 1998 2011

International Space Station 1998-2011

People living in space just above your head! Look up at the right time

and you’ll see them, just 220 miles up!!!

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/multimedia/first10next10.html

1998 it begins
November 20-- A Russian rocket carries the ZARYA control module to space.

This module allows space shuttles to dock in space.

It only holds battery power and fuel.

1998It Begins !!
the united states gets involved
The United States gets involved !
  • December 6, 1998, Space Shuttle Endeavor delivers Unity Module and docks with Zarya.
  • The shuttle returns to earth December 13, leaving Unity behind.
preparing to live in space
Preparing to Live in Space !!!
  • July 12, 2000, Russians send the Zveda Service Module.
  • It has living quarters and basic life support systems.
preparing for major changes
Preparing for Major Changes
  • Space Shuttle Discovery brings truss for future additions and an antenna for television.
first humans to live in space
First Humans to Live in Space !!!
  • The International Space Station’s first resident crew arrived from Kazakhstan on October 30, 2000.
getting bigger
Getting Bigger
  • The first U.S. solar rays are installed.
  • Space Shuttle Atlantis’ crew installs Destiny Laboratory Module.
truly getting international
Truly Getting International
  • Space Shuttle Discovery brings the Italian-built Leonardo Module.
  • A new crew sets up and Expedition One goes home.
  • Canada sends robotic arm.
michael anderson
Michael Anderson
  • Born December 25, 1959, in New York.
  • Graduated from high school in Cheney, Washington, in 1977.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in physics/astronomy
  • Master of Science degree in physics
  • Selected by NASA in 1994
  • Flew on STS-89 and STS-107, logging over 593 hours in space.
  • Died on February 1, 2003 when Space Shuttle Columbia and the crew perished during reentry.
christa mcauliffe
1984--First school teacher to go to space as part of a new NASA program

Was going to communicate with students from space

Selected from over 11,500 people

Started training in 1985

January 28, 1986, Challenger exploded 73 seconds into flight

Christa McAuliffe
stephanie d wilson
Stephanie D. Wilson
  • Born in 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Graduated from high school in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984
  • Bachelor of Science degree in 1988
  • Master of Science degree in aerospace engineering in 1992.
  • Selected by NASA in 1996
  • Completed her first space flight on STS-121 in 2006 and again on STS-120 in October 2007.
robert l curbeam jr
Robert L. Curbeam, Jr.:
  • Born March 5, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Graduated from high school in Baltimore County, Maryland in 1980
  • Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering in 1984
  • Master of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1990
  • Degree of aeronautical & astronautical engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School, 1991.
  • Selected by NASA in December 1994
  • Flew on STS-85, STS-98, and STS-116 with over 593 hours in space, including over 19 hours during three spacewalks.
  • Retired in November 2007.
yvonne darlene cagle m d
Yvonne Darlene Cagle, M.D.:
  • Born in West Point, New York.
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry in 1981
  • Doctorate in Medicine in 1985
  • Certification in Aerospace Medicine in 1988
  • Completed residency in family practice in 1992
  • Certification as a senior aviation medical examiner from the Federal Aviation Administration in 1995.
  • Selected by NASA in
  • Currently qualified for flight assignment.
sally ride
Sally Ride
  • Born May 26, 1951, in Los Angeles, California
  • Graduated from high school in 1968
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics and a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1973
  • Master of Science in 1975
  • Doctorate in Physics in 1978
  • Selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in January 1978.
  • FIRST American woman to orbit the earth
what is it like living in space

What is it like living in space?

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html?media_id=97769602

current iss sightings
Current ISS Sightings
  • Thursday, Sept 1, 8:55 pm
  • 2minutes
  • Friday, Sept 2, 8:32 pm
  • 2 minutes
  • Saturday, Sept 3, 8:34 pm
  • 4 minutes
why do we stay there what does the future hold
Why do we stay there?What does the future hold?

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html?media_id=97769982

http://spaceadventures.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=orbital.welcome

Spend up to 12 days in space Travel at 17,500 mph

Circle the Earth every 90 minutes Be one of the first 500 people in space

View the Earth from above

your mission build your own shuttle station and hotel
Your Mission:Build your own shuttle, station, and hotel
  • Design your shuttle.
    • What powers it?
    • How many people will it hold?
    • What does it look like?
  • Decide what your station looks like.
    • How and where will your shuttle dock?
    • What is the purpose of the station?
  • Design a space hotel.
    • What kind of activities will be available?
  • All of this should be visible over the Kansas City skyline at sunset.