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Sky Lab

  1. 1. What is the International Space Station? The International Space Station is a place in space that allows people to live and study in space for long periods of time. It is a satellite in space where people can stay. Interesting Fact: The International Space Station was livable in April 2006
  2. 2. People started to plan to build the Space Station, even before space rockets were invented. In 1878, a scientist named Konstantin Tsiolkovsky began to draw a diagram of a wheel shaped Space Station. The first real Space Station was called Salyut 1. Interesting Fact: It can orbit around Earth in 90 minutes at a speed of 17,500 mph.
  3. 3. Why the International Space Station is being built  It will allow people to study space in microgravity.  It will give scientist the opportunity to study to study a world of without gravity, and better understand gravities effects on plant, animals, and to study the effects on human.  It will allow them to study the effects of a long journey in space. Interesting Fact: The International Space Station is going to cost over $60 billion!
  4. 4. Who is building the International Space Station ?  There are 16 countries putting in efforts to build the International Space Station and they are…….  United States  Russia  Canada  Japan  Brazil  European Space Agency (Belgium, Britain,Denmark,France,Germany,Italy,The Netherlands,Norway,Spain, Sweden,And Switzerland)
  5. 5. When The International Space Station was built  The first piece was launched on November201998.  The American piece was launched on December41998.  The International Space Station was scheduled to be finished in 2006 but dangers pushed it back. Interesting Fact: The Space Station is 360 feet across & 290 feet long witch is as big as a football field!
  6. 6. The first American space station, Skylab was launched on May141973.It carried special telescopes for studying Earth. The Astronauts that live in the Skylab arrived in the Apollo spacecraft. The Skylab was broken during its launch, so the first crew spent most of their time fixing it.They stayed for 28 days. In 1979, the Skylab started to fall back to Earth and broke into pieces.
  7. 7. Resources All About Space” by MIRIAM GROSS http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schooladventures/ spacestation/basics/what.html

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