Human Activities in Space

Space Stations


2013 – ISS

The first module of the ISS, the Russian Zarya module, was launched in late 1998 and the station became home to its first permanent crew in 2000. With the subsequent…

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2012 – ISS

The ISS is the largest spacecraft currently in orbit, measuring 109 meters (358 feet) long, with a mass of almost 419,500 kilograms (925,000 pounds). The station was developed and is…

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2011 – ISS

The ISS provides a unique platform for humans where long-term scientific research and experiments can occur. The ISS is a project involving the United States, Russia, Japan, Canada, and 11…

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2010 – ISS

The ISS is a joint project of the United States, Russia, Japan, Canada, and 11 of ESA’s member states to build and operate a research facility in LEO that can…

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2009 – ISS

The best-known in-space platform is the International Space Station (ISS), a project led by the United States in conjunction with Russia, Canada, Japan, and several member nations of ESA. The…

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2008 – ISS

In addition to satellites and spacecraft, a third major facet of in-space activity involves in-space platforms. In-space platforms are facilities or modules constructed or placed in space with the intention…

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ISS

The International Space Station (ISS) is the busiest human outpost in space today. This section contains summaries of the activities concerning the ISS throughout the years. The International Space Station…

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Space Stations

While the International Space Station remained the cornerstone for human activities in space during 2017, companies such as... While the International Space Station remained the cornerstone for human activities in…

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