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International Space Station


Astronomy Now: International Space Station - Coverage of the International Space Station from the British journal Astronomy Now. Discusses the Space Shuttle missions needed to assemble the ISS and includes links to videos and breaking news on the Station.

The Boeing Web Page for the International Space Station - Boeing, the primary contractor for the International Space Station, has provided an overview that discusses major ISS modules, structures, systems, and experiments. Also includes ISS facts and figures, links to other space agencies participating in the ISS, and an image gallery.

CNN - City in Space - Current coverage of the International Space Station from CNN. Includes links to a detailed diagram and a 3D VRML model of the station. Also has a schedule for assembling station components and a tour of the mission control center.

Discovery Online -- International Space Station - An archive of short reports focusing on the assembly of the International Space Station in orbit. Includes links to other other archived articles on the Space Station.

Florida Today: Space Online Special Report: United in Space - Florida Today provides excellent background information on the International Space Station. Includes an in-depth special report on the Space Station, current coverage on the ISS, and an archive of past stories. Also provides coverage on other space projects and missions.

Future Of Canadian Space Exploration - It's all about the International Space Station and Canada's Contribution to it.

HSF - International Space Station Gallery - NASA space station image gallery

Human Spaceflight - International Space Station - Latest news of the International Space Station from NASA. Provides links to further ISS reference materials such fact sheets, a fact book, and a familiarization manual.

International Space Station - A fact sheet outlining the role of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in the developing, testing, and manufacturing several important space station modules and systems.

International Space Station - A backgrounder on the European Space Agency's contribution to the Space Station. Discusses ESA hardware and the benefits of European participation. Includes a 3D artist's view of the Station and a list of European nations and firms involved in the ISS.

International Space Station - A series of brief reports and press releases summarizing the status of the International Space Station program.

International Space Station - News on the International Space Station focusing on Russia's involvement in this international cooperation.

International Space Station and Japanese Experiment Module - Includes a history and overview of the ISS and the role Japan's National Space Development Agency in the program. Provides information on the Japanese Experiments Module called Kibo, a proposed Japanese resupply module, and an orbital centrifuge for conducting experiments.

International Space Station Authorization Act of 1995 - An Act by the U.S. House of Representatives that authorized the International Space Station. Includes a report providing background information on the cost to develop, assemble, and operate the Space Station.

International Space Station Commercialization Study - The Potamic Institute has presented a report on the potential economic benefits of commercializing the International Space Station and orbital space flight.

International Space Station Overview - An online NASA press kit explaining the launching and assembly of International Space Station modules in orbit. Also provides an overview of the station's mission and the ISS flight control center.

Into The Future with the International Space Station - Former astronaut John Glenn writes about the potential benefits of the International Space Station to microgravity, medical, and materials research. Discusses the contributions of the Shuttle-Mir missions to these goals and the development, assembly, and operations of the ISS.

Kennedy Space Center - Space Station Launch Site Home Page - Describes the role of the Kennedy Space Center in processing ISS payloads and systems for launch on the Space Shuttle. Includes live video feeds from the Space Station Processing Facility.

Mir Space Station - Home Page - Looking for information about Russia? Look no further than Maximov Online - probably the most comprehensive online portal to information about Russia and the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union. Obviously an excellent resource on space station evolution.

MSNBC - International Space Station - An interactive model of the space station that lets you tour specific points of interest on the International Space Station. Includes links to further space news.

NASA Glenn Research Center -- Contributions to International Space Station - Discusses the role of NASA's Glenn Research Center in the International Space Station program such as the development of the Station's electrical power system and microgravity experiments.

NASA Watch : Utterly Unofficial Space Station User's Guide - Unofficial (and some official) news about the International Space Station. Includes links on ISS news and reference sources, payload integration, commercialization, the international partners, the Mir space station, and imagery of the Station.

The Next Outpost - In-depth coverage of the ISS. Stories on previous space stations, the nations contributing to the space effort, the tools and technology needed to build the station, and the process of assembling the station in space. Includes image gallery.

PBS - Space Station : The Series - This PBS website provides an overview of the components of the International Space Station and its assembly in orbit. Discusses the ISS's importance to scientific research, the contributions of other space agencies to the ISS, astronaut training, and living in space.

Ralpha Russian American Space Cooperation - 10 December 1993 - John Pike discusses the origins of Russian and American cooperation on the International Space Station.

Scientific American: Explorations: Missed Deadlines - Russia's failure to launch a critical component of the International Space Station in 1998 threatens both the station and the space programs of the ISS partners. Includes diagrams and a forum on the future of the ISS.

Space Central: ISS - The Space Chronicle provides regular coverage of the International Space Station and maintains an archive of ISS-related articles.

Space Systems Sector - Mandate - Discusses the development and benefits of the Mobile Servicing System, which is Canada's contribution to the International Space Station. Includes links to information about the Canadian Space Agency, its projects, and Canadian astronauts.

Space Today Online -- Space Stations - Provides information on Shuttle launches carrying International Space Station modules into orbit and the construction of the ISS. Includes links to ISS imagery.

Space.com's Guide to the International Space Station - Special reports and articles on the assembly of the International Space Station. Includes interviews with the heads of participating space agencies, an interactive technical diagram of the Station, and fact sheets on the various ISS modules.

Space-Station - Educator resource that outlines the current and future forces in the building of ISS.

X-38 Crew Return Vehicle - Details on NASA's X-38 Crew Rescue Vehicle, an emergency lifeboat for the space station crew. Includes information on the objectives, technology and history of the program. Links to image gallery, animations, press releases, and fact sheets on the X-38.

Yahoo! Full Coverage:International Space Station - The latest news and information on the International Space Station. Updated regularly. Includes links to related websites.

Six Months on Mir - Scientific American: Feature Article. NASA Astronaut Shannon Lucid chronicles her 6-month sojourn on the Russian MIR space station. (May 1, 1998)

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