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Caption: The International Space Station (ISS) is in orbit around the Earth. Different crews with personnel from many countries have been working there constantly since 2000. The ISS is a laboratory that provides a microgravity environment for experiments in engineering, science, and medicine. The entire structure is more than 100 metres long and flies at an altitude of approximately 400 kilometres above ground.


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Related glossary terms: Space Station
Categories: Space Exploration

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