WHAT IS IT?
The ISS - the International Space Station - is one of the biggest projects of mankind. 16 nations are involved in the construction and development of the iss. The project startet in 1998, and since 2000 the iss is permanently manned. Nowadays it`s the biggest object the atmosphere, which was createt by humans. The goal is to build a permanently manned space station for research and development of the universe.
The ISS Tracker gives you the opportunity to follow the international space station on her way around the globe. It`s also possible to see the space station with your own eyes. Just check the position with the ISS Tracker, and when the international space station comes across your location, just watch the sky and hopefully your able to see the station with your own eyes.
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
Size after completion● Wingspan: 109 m
● Length: 74 m
● Depth: 45 m
● Room area: 1.200 m³
● Weight: 450 tons
● Consumption: 110 kW
● Payload share: 46 kW
Orbit● Average orbit height: 400 km
● Tilt: 51,6°
● Circulating time: ca. 90 min.
● Speed: ca. 27.000 km/h
● Speed per sec.: ca. 7,6 km/s
● Time in orbint: ca. 6990 days
● Earth circels: ca. 11.000