How can I see the space station tonight?
To find out when the ISS will be visible near you, enter your location at NASA’s ‘Spot the Station’ website (spotthestation.nasa.gov). It’ll tell you exactly when the ISS will be overhead and in which direction to look. You can also sign up to receive alerts around 12 hours before each sighting opportunity.
Can I see the space station from where I live?
Spot The Station. The space station can be seen from over 6,700 locations worldwide. Enter your location to find out when the space station will be flying overhead. Visit Spot The Station to learn more and sign up for text or email alerts the next time the space station is visible in your neighborhood!
Is there an app to track the ISS?
The ISS Detector app for Android by RunaR comes in a free version that includes tracking of the ISS and Iridium flares, as well as an option to purchase a suite of additional satellites, planets and comets. The app’s user interface is very easy to interpret.
What does the space station look like from Earth at night?
The International Space Station (ISS) has been orbiting our planet since 1998. From most locations on Earth, assuming you have clear night skies, you can see ISS for yourself. It looks like a bright star moving quickly from horizon to horizon to us on Earth. As suddenly as it appears, it disappears.
When can you see the International Space Station?
The space station is visible because it reflects the light of the Sun – the same reason we can see the Moon. However, unlike the Moon, the space station isn’t bright enough to see during the day. It can only be seen when it is dawn or dusk at your location.
What is the best free ISS Tracker app?
The free ISS Detector app by RunaR is a personal favorite. The free version for Android and iOS tracks the ISS. An inexpensive extension pack will track additional a great many satellites, planets, and even comets.
How fast does the space station move across the sky?
4.76 miles/sInternational Space Station / Speed on orbit
Does the space station look like a star?
The International Space Station (ISS) has been orbiting our planet since 1998. From most locations on Earth, assuming you have clear night skies, you can see ISS for yourself. It looks like a bright star moving quickly from horizon to horizon to us on Earth.