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Windows 7: 17,218 mph

07 Mar 2010   #1

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17,218 mph

is any other member as sad as me and likes to watch the International Space Station fly overhead when visible , imagine hurtling through space at that speed Human Space Flight (HSF) - Orbital Tracking
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07 Mar 2010   #2

 
 

I wouldn't call it sad at all. If I could see it, I'd watch.

17,218 mph sounds fast, but it most likely feels slow to those on the station.
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07 Mar 2010   #3

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
I wouldn't call it sad at all. If I could see it, I'd watch.

17,218 mph sounds fast, but it most likely feels slow to those on the station.
hi smarteyeball, if you go to the link , and choose sighting oppurtunities and select your country it will give you the dates and times it will be visible in your part of the world
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07 Mar 2010   #4

 
 

unfortunately, this mornings one minute opportunity is a complete bust due to it being very overcast here
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07 Mar 2010   #5

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
unfortunately, this mornings one minute opportunity is a complete bust due to it being very overcast here
never mind, i keep it bookmarked and make a note of when its visible for me to see
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07 Mar 2010   #6

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
is any other member as sad as me and likes to watch the International Space Station fly overhead when visible , imagine hurtling through space at that speed Human Space Flight (HSF) - Orbital Tracking
Yes My friend there is, telescope and camera in hand. I have even seen an astronaut doing maintenance.

Ken
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07 Mar 2010   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
is any other member as sad as me and likes to watch the International Space Station fly overhead when visible , imagine hurtling through space at that speed Human Space Flight (HSF) - Orbital Tracking
Yes My friend there is, telescope and camera in hand. I have even seen an astronaut doing maintenance.

Ken
thats fantastic zigzag , ive never been in a position in time or in the right part of the world when they do the walks and maintenance to be able to see them i was lucky enough to see the shuttle dock on the iss once but that is all im afraid never got a picture
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07 Mar 2010   #8

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
is any other member as sad as me and likes to watch the International Space Station fly overhead when visible , imagine hurtling through space at that speed Human Space Flight (HSF) - Orbital Tracking
i watch it when i get the chance, have you ever seen the shuttle when its trailing behind? now thats just awesome
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07 Mar 2010   #9

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThePizzaMan View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
is any other member as sad as me and likes to watch the International Space Station fly overhead when visible , imagine hurtling through space at that speed Human Space Flight (HSF) - Orbital Tracking
i watch it when i get the chance, have you ever seen the shuttle when its trailing behind? now thats just awesome
yes i did once it was a daytime liftoff in USA meaning night time in Uk beautiful clear night the ISS passed over 10 minutes later the shuttle appeared complete with small vapour trail , absolutly fantastic
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07 Mar 2010   #10
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
is any other member as sad as me and likes to watch the International Space Station fly overhead when visible , imagine hurtling through space at that speed Human Space Flight (HSF) - Orbital Tracking
Yes My friend there is, telescope and camera in hand. I have even seen an astronaut doing maintenance.

Ken


That would be cool!
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