Awesome International Space Station Facts


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1. The International Space Station travels at five miles a second.
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2. A day on the International Space Station is 11⁄2 hours long.
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3. For a price of $20 million to $40 million, Space Adventures will take you to the International Space Station.
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4. For the first time in history, astronauts on the International Space Station can eat fresh vegetables grown in space.
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5. The International Space Station is estimated to be the most expensive thing ever built ($160 billion)
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6. During its lifetime, the International Space Station will be hit by 100,000 meteoroids.
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7. An astronaut threw a boomerang while visiting the International Space Station and it came back to him, even in the absence of gravity.

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