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International Space Station Reference

International Partners
The ISS draws on the resources and scientific expertise of 16 nations.

ISS Payload Information Source
A Web site that provides a wealth of information on the capabilities and processes for performing research onboard the International Space Station.

Ham Radio
Astronauts, cosmonauts and mission specialists on the International Space Station will have amateur radio as a constant companion.

Independent Task Force Presents Report on ISS
This report was presented by the International Space Station Management and Cost Evaluation Task Force to the NASA Advisory Council on Nov. 1, 2001. (968 Kb PDF)

Station Acronyms
A searchable ISS acronym list.

International Space Station Operations Architecture Study (1 Mb PDF)
This study looks at the long-term utilization and operation of the International Space Station.

Walking to Olympus: An EVA Chronology
An online PDF (3.5Mb) chronicle of EVAs conducted since the dawn of the space age.

The Metric Converter
A handy calculator for converting volume, length, and weight.

Fact Sheet Library
A PDF document library of many of the topics from this website.

Frequently Asked Questions
The frequently asked questions from our e-mail and sign-in page.

Station Science Experiments
This page contains links to information about various experiments conducted on the ISS.


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ISS Flight Control Room - Clicking this link opens a new window.
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Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 04/06/2009
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