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  • 1. A short introduction of the ISS
  • 2. What ?
    • The ISS is a scientific space station that is used for investigation in low earth orbit.
    • Several astronauts have already lived there for 2 to 6 months.
  • 3. Why ?
    • Scientists are since the beginning of times very curious what happens with the laws of nature if there’s
    • zerogravity.
    • Except that, the ISS is also
    • used for observation of the
    • earth
  • 4. Who ?
    • The ISS is operated as a joint project between
    • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
    • Russian Federal Space Agency (RKA)
    • Japan aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
    • Canadian Space Agency (CSA)
    • European Space Agency (ESA)
  • 5. Who ?
    • As of 30th october 2009
    • Commander: Frank De Winne
    • Engineer: Roman Romanenko
    • Robert Thurst
    • And three other participants
  • 6. Experiments
    • Experiments in fields of biology, human biogoly, metereology, physics and astronomy
  • 7. Goal ?
    • Thanks to the space science we have already improved living on earth.
    • We have to solve problems like global warming and others by first understanding and observating the earth.
  • 8. Pictures
  • 9. Pictures
  • 10.
    • THE END
    • www.wikipedia.com
    • www.esa.com
    • www.nasa.com
    • www.spaceinvestigations.be/iss/experiments