Space Station Visable Over Central Florida This Weekend

By  //  August 3, 2013

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Residents will see the ISS this weekend

CENTRAL FLORIDA, USA – Central Florida residents will have several opportunities to see the International Space Station pass overhead this weekend, weather permitting.

Live Space Station Video Stream includes internal views from cameras in the International Space Station's Destiny Laboratory and Harmony module when the resident astronauts are on duty.

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Live Space Station Video Stream includes internal views from cameras in the International Space Station’s Destiny Laboratory and Harmony module when the resident astronauts are on duty.

The space station, with its six-member Expedition 36 crew, is about 260 miles above Earth and will celebrate its 13th anniversary of continuous occupancy in November.

Commander Pavel Vinogradov and Flight Engineers Fyodor Yurchikhin and Alexander Misurkin of the Russian Federal Space Agency, Chris Cassidy and Karen Nyberg of NASA, and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency are conducting important science and technology experiments aboard the orbiting laboratory.

Chris Cassidy and Karen Nyberg of NASA, and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency are conducting important science and technology experiments aboard the orbiting laboratory.

• At 9:48 p.m. EDT on Saturday, the station will approach from the southwest, and for about six minutes, it will be almost two-thirds of the way up in the sky as it moves to the north/northeast.

• On Sunday at 5:58 a.m., the station will appear in the northwest sky and be visible for six minutes at a maximum elevation of 80 degrees, moving to the southeast. At 8:59 p.m.

• Sunday, the complex will move from south/southwest to northeast and be visible for six minutes, almost two-thirds of the way up in the sky.

Sighting opportunities also occur Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The station can be seen every day at various locations around the world just before sunrise and just after sunset.

For sighting opportunities from specific cities in Florida

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