How to spot the International Space Station in the sky

(Courtesy: NASA / Tim Peake, ESA)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC/WATE) – People from all around the world can see the International Space Station shooting across the sky.  It’s usually the third brightest object in the sky,

It looks like a plane flying overhead, but much faster.  NASA has a special section on its website that provides the best way for you to catch a glimpse of the ISS in your area.

It’s really easy to find it in your area.  Start by selecting your country, then your state and city. Now hit the GO button and voila. It will give you a list of days and times for when you might see ISS.

For instance, on Wednesday, June 15 9:40 p.m. in Richmond, Virginia, the ISS will be visible for three minutes.

More online: NASA Spot the Station

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