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Circling the Earth every 90 minutes, [the ISS] often passes over North America and is visible from the ground when night has fallen but the station, up high, is still bathed in sunlight.
After more than a decade of construction, it is nearing completion and finally has a full crew of six astronauts. The last components should be installed by the end of next year.
"In the first quarter of 2016, we'll prep and de-orbit the spacecraft"
Originally posted by win 52
To me, that just means it will go out of orbit.
Because we don't give a damn about democracy in other countries.
The UN is a bunch of crooked lying corporate shills for sale for
the highest dollar, they are little more than political whores.
Until we get Terra Firma working 100% in one country we need to
put the space programs on hold, and cut the billions spent on
military expenditures that do not directly support the troops.