Space Stations

International Space Station Transits The Sun

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
June 28, 2020
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International Space Station Transits The Sun
Space Station's Solar Transit
NASA/Joel Kowsky

This composite image, made from six frames, shows the International Space Station, with a crew of five on board, in silhouette as it transits the Sun at roughly five miles per second, Wednesday, June 24, 2020, from Fredericksburg, Va.
On board are Expedition 63 NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Douglas Hurley, Robert Behnken, and Roscosmos cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner.

See all the transit images on Flickr.

Image Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky larger image

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