Look up in the sky, it's a comet, it's a satellite, no
it's the International Space
Station. Life in space for the crew will almost
be like life on earth training to be an astronaut. They will be able
to exercise in the gym, use the kitchen to prepare their food, take showers,
go to the bathroom and even see a movie. Here is NASA's picture of
what the inside of the ISS will look like.
a list of cites where the station can be seen with a telescope. You
can go to the complete listing of sites at NASA's web site at http://22.214.171.124/realdata/tracking/.
There is also a very cool virtual tour of the Space Shuttle on line at,
You will need the REAL SPACE plug-in from Live Picture to view the virtual tours. It can be downloaded from the Space Alliance web site. Also don't miss going into the pool and go swimming with the astronauts. Be careful the panoramic view can make you seasick!