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Sighting Opportunities

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NASA’s Spot The Station has two ways to help you see the space station in the sky:

Download and use the Spot The Station app to let your phone’s GPS calculate personalized sighting opportunities for you.

Spot the Station app at Apple App Store Spot the Station app at Google Play Store

Use the Spot The Station website, which calculates sightings for over 6,700 locations worldwide using data from Mission Control at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.

Live ISS Tracking Map

ESA International Space Station tracking map