Assembling the space station

This three-minute silent animation shows how the International Space Station was assembled over a period of many years in near-Earth orbit:


Link: https://youtu.be/vgfWH3g9kpY

There's not a lot of information given on how the various modules are used, but that's covered in other information on Johnson Space Center YouTube channel, including this twelve-minute overview of the science done aboard the station over the past 15 years:


Link: https://youtu.be/ObF0zVyQ_Xo

Also check out the links on yesterday's Astronomical Picture of the Day page from NASA (which is where I found the video above).

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  1. Neat. I note that one of the early parts has the parenthetical word zvezda. Zvevda is a Russian maker of model kits and the word means star.

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