How to see the International Space Station?

What is the International Space Station (ISS)?

The ISS is the largest man-made object in space. The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station. It was constructed by 16 nations. This space station is a multinational project. The five space agencies participated in the construction of ISS.  Space agencies that are part of these collaborations are NASA (United States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe), and CSA (Canada). 

International Space Station
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The motive of the establishment of ISS is to conduct scientific research in the fields like astrobiology, astronomy, meteorology, physics, etc.  The ISS was launched part by part and then all the parts were connected in space to form the ISS. The first component was launched in 1998. The first long-term residents arrived on 2 November 2000 after being launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on 31 October 2000. From 2 November 2000 to till now it was always occupied by humans.

Can We See the International Space Station?

Now, the question arises that the ISS is the largest man-made object in space. Can you see the international space station tonight? Is it possible for you to see the international space station at night? If yes then how to see the international space station? When to see an international space station? how to see the space station at night? All such types of Questions we are going to answer. 

ISS is the largest man-made object orbiting the earth. It Was constructed by a group of 16 nations. ISS completes the one orbit around the earth roughly in 92 minutes. The ISS is visible to more than 90% of the population on earth. So Let’s find a way to observe it? There are two ways that can help you to see the ISS. So after reading the article go and watch the ISS create curiosity among your children and friends. You don’t require a telescope to watch the ISS because it is visible to the naked eye.

Method 1 :

a) Open the Google Chrome.

b) Search, spot the station

c) Visit the spot the station Nasa Website. 

d) After opening the site you will see earth maps.

e) On maps Places are represented from where ISS will pass. Blue mark represents from here ISS will pass.

f) Either you can search your city or find the nearest blue indicated city. 

d) Click On blue marks and it will give you the range. The blue line represents the range.

e) Click On view sight.

Method 2:

a) Go to play store 

b) Search, track the ISS, You will find three apps.

1)ISS Live Now

2)ISS Detector

3)ISS on Live

c) Download the ISS Tracker. 

d) Open the app and allow Your location. 

e)  The app will give the whole information to see the ISS.

d) ISS also gives the location of mars and moon.

The Review about the Apps :

1)ISS Live Now :

International Space Station
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More than 10 million people downloaded this app. This app manages to get 4.7 stars on the play store. This app will give the way to watch the ISS. You can also see the earth from the camera attached to the ISS.

2)ISS Detector :

Internation Space Station

More than 5 million people downloaded this app. This app manages to get 4.5 Stars on Play Store. This app will give the way to watch the ISS. You can also see the earth from the camera attached to the ISS. It will also provide you with the position of other stars and planets like Mars, Venus, etc.

3)ISS on Live :

International Space Station

More than 1 million people downloaded this app. This app manages to get 4.7 Stars on Play Store. This app will give the way to watch the ISS. You can also see the earth from the camera attached to the ISS. It will give you an alert when the ISS is passing through your area. 

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