I-Spy the Space Station
If you know when and where to look, spotting the ISS is quite easy. Its large solar panels make it one of the brightest objects in the night sky. It actually looks like a very bright, fairly fast-moving star. The man-made ‘star’ can be seen from the moment it rises above the western horizon until it sets towards the east – a journey of several minutes.
To find the best viewing times from where you live, click on http://www.esa.int/seeiss.
Last update: 29 June 2011