The International Space Station is a large spacecraft. It orbits around Earth. It is a home where astronauts live. The space station is also a science lab. Many countries worked together to build it. They also work together to use it. The space station is made of many pieces. The pieces were put together in space by astronauts. The space station’s orbit is approximately 250 miles above Earth. NASA uses the station to learn about living and working in space. These lessons will help NASA explore space.
The expedition 64 crew of astronauts is on the International Space Station. Crew members are from the United States, Russia and Japan.
This is a special time on the space station. The crew is celebrating 20 years of astronauts living and working there!