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  • Looking down on the International Space Station (ISS).
    Rights: Public domain Published 27 March 2013, Updated 9 May 2023 Size: 970 KB Referencing Hub media

    The International Space Station (ISS) is a habitable artificial satellite that has been placed in a low Earth orbit. It completes 15.7 orbits per day and is maintained at an orbital altitude of between 330 km and 410 km.

    Image courtesy of NASA.

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