This cool overhead photo of the International Space Station (ISS), orbiting the space high above the Caspian Sea, was taken by the Discovery Space Shuttle crew.
The ISS is the largest human-made object to orbit the earth and is the result of a joint cooperation of space agencies of many countries. Because the space station always has at least 2 crew members, there has been a continuous presence of mankind in space since November 2000.
Now, some fun stuff about the ISS:
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