Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Space Station Construction Visible Through Backyard Telescopes

Source - NASA Science News for March 17, 2009

Space shuttle Discovery launched Sunday, March 15th, on a construction mission to the International Space Station. Perfect timing for sky watchers! The mission coincides with a series of ISS flybys over North American towns and cities. People who go outside after sunset can see the shuttle-station combo with their naked eyes and view the changing outlines of the ISS through backyard telescopes.



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