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ISS – International Space Station Passes UK June 2015

UK ISS Pass details for June 2015

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The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with some great evening passes during June 2015. Watch out for this bright delight in the autumn skies.

The ISS is the largest Space Station/ laboratory ever built, it can be spotted with the naked eye at certain times as it orbits Earth at 17500mph at an altitude of roughly 200 miles.

Spotting the station is very easy and you don’t need any special equipment. You only need your eyes!

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ISS – International Space Station Passes UK April 2015

UK ISS Pass times for April 2015

ISS

The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with some great evening passes during April 2015. Watch out for this bright delight in the autumn skies.

For times and more info Read the rest of this entry »

ISS – International Space Station Passes UK February 2015

UK ISS Pass details for February 2015

ISS

The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with some great evening passes during February 2015. Watch out for this bright delight in the autumn skies.

For info and ISS pass times: Read the rest of this entry »

International Space Station – UK ISS Passes December 2014

ISS UK Pass details for December 2014

ISS Santa

ISS Pass Times Over The Christmas Period

The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with some great evening passes during December 2014 with passes over the Christmas period.

The ISS is the largest Space Station/ laboratory ever built, it can be spotted with the naked eye at certain times as it orbits Earth at 17500mph at an altitude of roughly 200 miles.

Spotting the station is very easy and you don’t need any special equipment. You only need your eyes!

Check out the Beginners Guide to Seeing the ISS to learn how easy it is to spot sailing over and the Beginners Guide to Photographing the International Space Station (ISS). Read the rest of this entry »

December Night Sky Guide

December Night Sky

Tonight’s Sky: December 2014

Your guide to constellations, deep-sky objects, planets and events, Tonight’s Sky, Highlights of the December Sky Read the rest of this entry »

Soyuz Launch to The International Space Station – WATCH LIVE

Soyuz Launch to The International Space Station – WATCH LIVE

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

NASA Orion Test Flight – Live launch December 5th 2014

NASA #Orion Test Flight – Live launch December 5th 2014

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

Night Sky Guide November 2014

Night Sky Guide November 2014

Your guide to constellations, deep-sky objects, planets and events, Tonight’s Sky, Highlights of the November Sky

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International Space Station – UK ISS Passes October 2014

UK ISS Pass details for October 2014

ISS

The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with some great evening passes during October 2014. Watch out for this bright delight in the autumn skies.

The ISS is the largest Space Station/ laboratory ever built, it can be spotted with the naked eye at certain times as it orbits Earth at 17500mph at an altitude of roughly 200 miles.

Spotting the station is very easy and you don’t need any special equipment. You only need your eyes!

Check out the Beginners Guide to Seeing the ISS to learn how easy it is to spot sailing over and the Beginners Guide to Photographing the International Space Station (ISS). Read the rest of this entry »

International Space Station – UK ISS Passes August 2014

UK ISS Pass details for August 2014

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ISS Long Exposure photo of a visible ISS pass Credit: Mark Humpage

The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with some great passes during August 2014 and this month we have a special bonus with passes occurring during the Perseid Meteor Shower.

The ISS is the largest Space Station/ laboratory ever built orbiting the Earth, it can be spotted with the naked eye at certain times as it orbits the planet at 17500mph at an altitude of roughly 200 miles.

Spotting the station is very easy and you don’t need any special equipment, only your eyes. Read the rest of this entry »