Now we all can see the International Space Station (ISS) as the European Space Agency has recently uploaded a video of ISS on its YouTube channel. This video also has a narrative about the modules of ISS, and is available in English, Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish and French languages.
Dream Can Come True
For all the space lovers dreaming about orbiting the earth in a hovering artificial satellite, this is the best chance to take a look at the International Space Station, which was launched into orbit in 1998. The video tour starts from the outside of the Station, and moves on to show its various research labs, workstations and other platforms.
International Space Station Video Tour
The video explains to the viewers about the unfavorable effects of micro-gravity, astronauts’ training to-do list, and space walks and shows how the Earth is seen from inside the labs. It also gives a walkthrough through the ISS’ storage places, canteen and restrooms. We can also see how and when the crew goes about their routine, like workouts, dine timetable and more. The modules are all connected with nodes as the video takes us through a few of them to give a clear overview of what the Station has. Europe’s Columbus laboratory, Harmony – a connecting module where a visiting spacecraft can dock, Kibo – Japan’s laboratory, the Canadian Robotic Arm are shown from outside.
Research lab Destiny – the primary operating facility for U.S. research payloads, is shown with Leonardo – a multipurpose module and Cupola – a showground from which astronauts guide operations outside the station and take pictures of Earth. The video explains how weightlessness influences direction. If you’re either a wannabe astronaut or a casual viewer, this video serves to discard some light on the International Space Station and its environment.