INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION VISIBLE OVER DONEGAL – BUT YOU HAVE TO BE UP EARLY!

first_imgInternational Space Station (Pic NASA)IT’S the size of Croke Park and cost €120 BILLION – and you can see it if you’re out of bed very early on Thursday.The 500-tonne International Space Station will be visible in the skies Donegal at 6:26am.With clear skies away if you’re away from fog the station will appear in the sky as a ‘very bright star’. It will be visible for just ten minutes – time for you to get back to bed!There are currently six astronauts in the space station.“You can’t miss ISS because it is up to 100 times brighter than the brightest star in the sky! It’s that bright!” said David Moore, Editor of Astronomy Ireland magazine.“As mankind’s only space laboratory Irish people will be seeing space history in the making. Similar to the craft that took Columbus to the Americas. It’s that important to space exploration.”  INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION VISIBLE OVER DONEGAL – BUT YOU HAVE TO BE UP EARLY! was last modified: January 23rd, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION VISIBLE OVER DONEGAL – BUT YOU HAVE TO BE UP EARLY!last_img read more