and see the International Space Station
See the upcoming sighting opportunities for several thousand locations worldwide.Location Lookup
See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up.
NASA’s Spot The Station service gives you a list of upcoming sighting opportunities for thousands of locations worldwide, and will let you sign up to receive notices of opportunities in your email inbox or cell phone. The space station looks like a fast-moving plane in the sky, but it is dozens of times higher than any airplane and traveling thousands of miles an hour faster. It is bright enough that it can even be seen from the middle of a city! To learn more about the space station, its international crew, and how they live and working in space, please visit the space station mission pages.
Currently, 282,127 people are Spotting The Station.
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions webpage.
Go See what an average user might receive.