ISS Celebrating 10 Years of Human Habitation


The International Space Station (ISS) has had a human crew since 2000. Ten years! Ten years, 200 inhabitants, 15 nations, 600 experiments and NASA's first robot space assistant signaling the beginning of the Age of Space Droids! An international outpost one official wag dubbed the "zero gravity United Nations." A rare and refreshing a symbol of international cooperation and worldwide unity.

More than 200 orbiting explorers have visited the space complex; 15 nations have contributed to the missions, providing modules and hardware; and more than 600 experiments have been carried out on board.


Earth image credit: ISS Expedition 7 Crew, EOL, NASA


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