View Full Version : International Space Station Making New Solar Observations

2012-Nov-28, 06:00 PM
This weekend the International Space Station will turn itself to face the Sun, enabling ESA’s SOLAR instrument to capture an entire rotation of the solar surface. This is the first time the Station has changed attitude for scientific reasons alone. This instrument has been on the ISS since 2008, and for the first time will [...]

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2012-Nov-28, 08:45 PM
Cool! What will the view from the cupola be like? Currently, it always faces toward Earth.