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International Space Station – UK ISS Passes April 2014

UK ISS Pass details for April 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 April 2014.

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 »

International Space Station – UK ISS Passes February 2014

UK ISS Pass details for February 2014

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

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 February 2014.  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 »

International Space Station – UK ISS Passes December 2013

UK ISS Pass details for December 2013

ISS image taken December 22nd Credit: Mark Humpage

ISS image taken December 22nd Credit: Mark Humpage

 

The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with some great passes during December 2013.  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 »

International Space Station – UK ISS Passes August 2013

UK ISS Pass details for August 2013

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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 2013. There is a special bonus this time as the passes take place during the Perseid Meteor Shower -  you may see shooting stars too!

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 »

ISS (International Space Station) UK Passes June 2013.

ISS UK Pass details for June 2013.

For UK ISS passes in August 2013 please visit:

International Space Station – UK ISS Passes August 2013.

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

The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with bright passes during June 2013.

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 »

Space Oddity – The First Music Video From Space

Space Oddity – The First Music Video From Space

A revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station.

With thanks to Emm Gryner, Joe Corcoran, Andrew Tidby and Evan Hadfield for all their hard work.

Find out more:

Twitter: twitter.com/Cmdr_Hadfield
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AstronautChrisHadfield?

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ISS (International Space Station) UK Passes April 2013.

ISS UK Pass details for April 2013.

Please see UK ISS Pass details for August 2013. for current passes.

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

The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with bright passes during April 2013.

The ISS is a large Space Station/ laboratory 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 »

ISS (International Space Station) UK Passes February 2013.

ISS UK Pass details for February 2013.

ISS

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

The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with bright passes during February 2013.

The ISS is a large Space Station/ laboratory 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 ISS is very easy and you don’t need any special equipment, only your eyes. Read the rest of this entry »

ISS (International Space Station) UK Pass details for the 2012 Christmas period.

ISS UK Pass details for the 2012 Christmas period.

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

The International Space Station (ISS) is back over UK skies with bright passes over the Christmas 2012 period.

The ISS is a large Space Station/ laboratory 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 ISS is very easy and you don’t need any special equipment, only your eyes. Read the rest of this entry »

UK ISS Passes Over The Meteorwatch Period

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

Please see:

ISS (International Space Station) UK Pass details for Christmas 2012

 

It’s meteorwatch and as well as shooting stars from the Perseid meteor shower, we can see some excellent International Space Station (ISS) passes alongside the celestial fireworks. Read the rest of this entry »