Wednesday , September 28 2022

ISS visible throughout Canada this afternoon


ISS vision: Milky Way, as well as the Earth's atmosphere, can be seen here at the International Space Station in September 2015. Astronaut Scott Kelly took this picture on his 135th aboard. (NASA)

ISS, the International Space Station will be open tonight tonight David Saint-Jacques now aboard.

Several Canadian satellite satellites were held on Monday with Anne McClain and the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononen, United States astronauts.

The other three were greeted by Alexander Gerst, Serena Aunon-Chancellor, and Sergey Prokopyev of Germany.

Linked ISS: David Saint-Jacques began raising his six-month mission at the International Space Station starting earlier.

Saint-Jacques entered the 2009 program and this is his first space trip.

The Canadian Government Delegate, Julie Payette, is working in Kazakhstan to give Baikonur's permissions on Monday..

Payette, an astronaut from 1992 to 2013, He made two missions in space: STS-96 in 1999 and STS-127 in 2009.

He spent many years at CAPCOM (Capsule Communicator) at NASA's Mission Control Center Houston, TexasHe was the chief astronaut of the Canadian Space Agency.

One of the brightest objects in the sky, ISS will be visible this afternoon, in Canada over the next two weeks.

Andrew Fazekas, a science journalist, also known as Night Sky Guy, proposes the following link: when you are interested in finding out where and where you are:

If you have problems with this site, CBC's science reporter, Nicole Mortillaro offers suggestions on how to deal with orbit in the current mission.

For example, "Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, if the skies are clear, 5:12. Transit ET five minutes. This is not a super-bright pass," ISS will be easy to cross the Big Dipper around 5:14 p.m. "

ISS 28,968 kilometers per hour (18,000 mph).

(With NASA and CBC files)

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