International Space Station to pass over the UK

The International Space Station (ISS) is set to return over UK skies with bright passes during this month.

The ISS is a large Space laboratory orbiting the Earth, it can be spotted with the naked eye at certain times as it orbits the planet at 17500mph, at an altitude of around 200 miles.

Tonight is expected to be one of the brightest viewings of February.

International Space Station to pass over the UK. Credit: NASA
The International Space Station is seen orbiting the earth over Woolton in Liverpool, Merseyside. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Archive

All you need to know is when and where the ISS will be passing over your location.

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