image credit: NASA Facilities around the world support the operation and management of the International Space Station.
The United States., Russia, Canada, Japan, and the participating countries of the European Space Agency launched the International Space Station (ISS) in 1998. It is the largest space station ever constructed. Additions continue to be assembled in orbit. Astronauts from 15 countries have visited the ISS to date. It is a growing international collaboration.
For more information about the International Space Station check here.
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To view the ISS in the night sky check NASA Skywatch Sightings at Spot the Station
videos from the ISS and a musical about the ISS can be found at the ISS Video Library
Search for the video Story Time from Space
Story Time From Space video can also be found on Youtube
Story Time from Space a non-profit education foundation
NASA Kids’ Club
PBS list of Space Books