The Most Amazing Thing-Evolvement Of ISS

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    ISS International Space Station evolution | The Big Foto - StumbleUpon

    This is the evolvement of the grandest thing man has ever made and built and it is incredible.

    We can see the evolvement as the different configurations have been added making it a space borne home for the rest of us. It has gone to having 110 volt solar panels, to 220, 440, and finally 660 volt. This is so that the shuttle and any Russian or Chinese orbital vehicles can recharge their own batteries while in space and use the said vehicle while there as another work module.

    In the first photo, is the first module, launched and deployed by Space Shuttle Endeavor in 1998.

    We can all be proud of this most amazing achievement, as a country, as a nation and as a species, since everyone on Earth, all countries are involved with this.

    Enjoy everyone. The first grand step for being out there......

    Man's reach should always exceed his grasp, or what is Heaven for.......Robert Browning

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    No doubt, the ISS's environment is amazing. There are some important news of ISS like A NASA astronaut, a Mars rover "driver" and a space suit designer joined more than 1,000 middle school students in Long Beach.
     
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    nice
     
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    Thank you all for the comments. It is true, and it an amazing outpost for us to spring from eventually. Cheaper too as we do not have climb up through Earth's atmosphere once a launch module is built on to the ISS

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    when is that scheduled to be added?
     
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    Not by us, sadly, but by the whole contributing consortium of countries that are involved with ISS now under NASA oversight and engineering. Probably the Russians or Chinese. That is just a guess though.

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    too bad we dont have a JFK today to motivate the USA to do the "hard things" anymore
     
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    Agree 1000% in every way. Totally!!!!

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    The Democrats are too timid to launch anything that might cost any money not somehow related to jobs, and all too many Republicans are simply anti-science. Please note, I said all too many, not all. Many conservatives here are fully cognizant of the role that science plays, and must play, in all our lives.
     

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