Along with the obvious thrill of launching into space, astronaut Shannon Walker's flight to the space station next year will hold a sentimental and historical significance.
Visit the International Space Station site for up-to-date information about the orbital outpost.
Two types of Russian spacecraft visit the International Space Station. The Soyuz vehicle delivers astronauts and cosmonauts. The Progress cargo ship delivers food, supplies and fuel to resupply the resident crew.› Read about the piloted Soyuz spacecraft
JSC is the lead center for space shuttle activities.
JSC is home to the NASA astronaut corps and is responsible for training space explorers from the United States and our space station partner nations.
The Mission Control Center at Johnson Space Center directs all space shuttle missions, including International Space Station assembly flights. MCC also manages all activity onboard the International Space Station.
Here is all of the dimensional data you will need to make your own scale model of the station.