January 9th, 2012
11:45 AM ET

Space Station Flying by the Moon

"The International Space Station can be seen as a small object in upper left of this image of the moon in the early evening Jan. 4 in the skies over the Houston area flying at an altitude of 390.8 kilometers (242.8 miles). The space station can occasionally be seen in the night sky with the naked eye and a pair of field binoculars."

Source: NASA

Filed under: Light up the screen
soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. John222222

    so it looks like they can go from the space station to the moon quicky.

    January 26, 2012 at 11:21 am |
  2. Gjorgen

    Damn, am I a speed reader or what?...only took 10sec to read a news article

    January 25, 2012 at 10:06 am |

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