31
JAN
2017

Watch the International Space Station over the UK in February 2017

From 1st February 2017 to 13th February 2017 the International Space Station (ISS) is visible every evening over the UK at various times between 5:45pm to 7:15pm. It’s easy to spot on any clear evening as it is the brightest moving object in the evening sky. It does not flash or
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01
OCT
2016

International Space Station Set for UK Evening Skies in October 2016

October 2016 sees the International Space Station (ISS) make a series of spectacular evening passes over the UK. Look to the evening sky after sunset for a bright white light moving steadily across the sky along a west-to-east or west-to-southeast trajectory. The space station is easy
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05
AUG
2016

See the International Space Station Over the UK in August 2016

The International Space Station (ISS) is back in the evening sky over the UK in early August. Last night, 4 August 2016, I ran a stargazing experience night in Dorset. We watched the Space Station sail silently overhead twice during the evening. The ISS is very easy to identify. It sh
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15
MAY
2016

Last Chance to Wave at Tim Peake on the International Space Station

On Saturday 18 June 2016 British astronaut Tim Peake is scheduled to leave the International Space Station bringing to an end his six-month mission aboard the Earth-orbiting platform. Ahead of his departure in a Russian Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft with NASA’s Tim Copra and Yuri Mal
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28
MAR
2016

Best Dates and Times to See the International Space Station from the UK in April 2016

April 2016 sees the International Space Station (ISS) return to evening skies above the UK. Watch Major Tim Peake and his five compatriots aboard the space station sail silently overhead each April evening from Friday 1 April until Thursday 14 April 2016. Best dates and times to see t
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06
MAR
2016

When to see the International Space Station in March 2016

The International Space Station (ISS) begins a series of morning passes over the UK in early March 2016. Look for a bright white light slowly moving across the dawn sky ahead of sunrise. The space station is easy to see as it shines brighter than any star in the morning sky. Watch for
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04
FEB
2016

Best Dates and Times for the International Space Station in February 2016

February 2016 sees the International Space Station (ISS) return to the early evening skies over the UK. Watch Tim Peake and his colleagues on the Space Station pass silently overhead some 250 miles above our heads every night from Sunday 7 February 2016 through to Wednesday 17 Februar
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09
JAN
2016

Spot the International Space Station in January 2016

The International Space Station (ISS) is currently making a series of bright passes over the UK. You can see it just ahead of sunrise between 5:45am to 7:30am during clear January mornings until Wednesday 20 January 2016. Look for a bright white light moving steadily across the sky on
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22
NOV
2015

December 2015 Dates and Times for the International Space Station over the UK

December 2015 sees the International Space Station (ISS) return to the UK’s evening skies. Best dates and times to see the space station sail silently overhead from the UK are between 9 December 2015 and 23 December 2015. The show starts in earnest at 5:36pm on Wednesday 9 Decem
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11
NOV
2015

See the International Space Station Ahead of Sunrise in November 2015

November 2015 sees the International Space Station (ISS) visible in the early morning sky ahead of sunrise. Look for a bright white light moving at a steady pace from west to east against the growing dawn light. It won’t flash or make a noise and it will be very bright – a
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