Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Space Station Calling…

Speaking of seeing things from space with the naked eye, NASA is now offering a new service to notify people when the International Space Station will be passing overhead in their area. The AMSAT News Service says NASA's "Spot the Station" program will send a text or e-mail message to those who sign up for the service a few hours before the ISS comes into visual range.
"It's really remarkable to see the space station fly overhead," said William Gerstenmaier, NASA's Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, "and to realize humans built an orbital complex that can be spotted from Earth by almost anyone looking up at just the right moment." To sign up for the alert program, visit <>.