In this NASA STEMonstration, crew member Scott Tingle talks about the orbits of planets and of spacecraft such as the International Space Station (ISS). Can you figure out the time it takes for the ISS to complete one orbit around the Earth? How far does the ISS go in one orbit?
For lessons plans related to this video and additional educational resources about research and technology on the ISS, visit https://www.nasa.gov/stemonstrations.
Visit www.spacestationexplorers.org to learn more about the Space Station Explorers Consortium, a growing community of the ISS National Lab partner organizations working to leverage the unique platform of the ISS to provide valuable educational experiences.