Kennedy News

Allard Beutel
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
321-867-2468
allard.beutel@nasa.gov

July 14, 2010
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : 40-10
 
 
Good International Space Station Sighting Opportunity on July 15
 
 
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Central Florida will have a good opportunity to see the International Space Station pass overhead on Thursday, July 15, at about 9:27 p.m. EDT, weather permitting.

The station with its six-person Expedition 24 crew, including NASA astronauts Tracy Caldwell Dyson, Shannon Walker and Doug Wheelock, is about 225 miles above Earth.

The station will approach from the north/northwest and for about two minutes will be two-thirds of the way up in the sky as it moves to the east/southeast.

For sighting opportunities from specific cities in Florida, visit:

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/sightings/cities/region.cgi?country=United_States®ion=Florida


For the latest information about the International Space Station, its crews and scientific research taking place onboard, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/station


For updates about ongoing activities at Kennedy, visit the NASA Kennedy News Twitter feed at:

http://www.twitter.com/nasakennedy


For more on NASA's Kennedy Space Center, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/kennedy


 

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