1 January 2010
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Q.Can I see the international space station from Earth?
A.The International Space Station is visible to the naked eye. It is best seen at dawn or dusk. Its distance from Earth varies between 228 to 235 miles.
Q.What was the first space station in the world?
A.Salyut 1 was the world's first manned space station, launched by the Russians in 1971. A crew landed at the second attempt and stayed for 23 days.
Q.What was the space station in Thunderbirds?
A.The space station in Thunderbirds was called Thunderbird 5. It was mostly manned by John Tracy although Alan was also supposed to share the duty.