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What the astronauts see right now

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This is the view from the ISS directly down to earth. The crosshair indicates the current ground point. The map is updated every second.
Please note that the map is not real-time video. However, the position itself is real-time.

Orbital speed

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Get the latest news, images, videos and more from humanity's home in orbit - the International Space Station. The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (the ISS National Lab) is the manager of the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. The mission of the ISS National Lab is to maximize use of this unparalleled platform for innovation to benefit life on Earth. International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory. This map shows the ground track of the International Space Station's next orbit. The crosshair marks its current position. The blue sections of the ISS' track indicate when the space station is in the earth's shadow. The red sections mark when the ISS is sunlit. The International Space Station (ISS) took 10 years and more than 30 missions to assemble. It is the result of unprecedented scientific and engineering collaboration among five space agencies representing 15 countries.

Time

Ground track

This map shows the ground track of the International Space Station's next orbit. The crosshair marks its current position.

The blue sections of the ISS' track indicate when the space station is in the earth's shadow. The red sections mark when the ISS is sunlit.

What Is The International Space Station

Would you like this ISS ground track map on your website? Obtain here the HTML code for the AstroViewer ISS Position Widget.