Every Day

International Space Station Visible

The first ISS component was launched in 1998, with the first long-term residents arriving on 2 November 2000. Since then, the station has been continuously occupied for 18 years and 351 days. This is the longest continuous human presence in low Earth […]

Planet Earth

Space Shuttle Discovery Final Launch

By its last mission, Discovery had flown 149 million miles (238 million km) in 39 missions, completed 5,830 orbits, and spent 365 days in orbit over 27 years. Discovery flew more flights than any other Orbiter Shuttle, including four in 1985 […]