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International Space Station - Officers Pulse...The International Space Station (ISS) is the largest single structure humans ever put into space . The ISS serves as a microgravity and

Oct 07, 2020



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  • International

    Space Station

  • The ISS includes contributions from 15nations. NASA (United States),

    Roscosmos (Russia) and the EuropeanSpace Agency are the major partners of

    the space station who contribute most ofthe funding; the other partners are the

    Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agencyand the Canadian Space Agency.

    Its main construction was completedbetween 1998 and 2011, although the

    station continually evolves to include newmissions and experiments.

    About ISS

    The International Space Station (ISS) isthe largest single structure humans ever

    put into space.

  • The ISS serves as a microgravity andspace environment research laboratory in

    which crew members conductexperiments in biology, human biology,physics, astronomy, meteorology, and

    other fields.

    The station is divided into twosections, the Russian Orbital Segment

    (ROS), which is operated by Russia,and the United States Orbital Segment

    (USOS), which is shared by manynations.



  • NASA astronauts ChristinaKoch and Jessica Meir fixed a

    broken part of the powernetwork of the ISS.

    It marked the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that awoman floated out without a

    male crewmate.

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