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

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