|The International Space Station (ISS) is the largest human-made object
ever to orbit the Earth.
The ISS is so large that it can be seen drifting overhead with the unaided eye, and is
Last month, the station was
visited again by
which resupplied the station and added a
The ISS is currently operated by the Expedition 22 crew, now consisting five astronauts including two supplied by
USA's NASA, two by
and one by
After departing the
ISS, the crew of the space shuttle Endeavour captured
the above spectacular vista of the orbiting
space city high above the clouds, waters, and lands of Earth.
Visible components include modules,
trusses, and expansive
that gather sunlight that is turned into needed