Differences Between a Space Station & a Spaceship?

Answer Ancient people saw the stars as a clock, a calendar, a travel aid and a guide to the future. With the development of technology such as telescopes, scientists began looking at the heavens for clues... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Differences Between a Space Station & a Spaceship

Was there a space station before the international space station?

Skylab was the first space station launched and operated by NASA from 1973 to 1979. The first space station was launched by the Soviet Union in 1971. The core module for the International Space St... Read More »

Can the space station or space shuttle launch space probes?

If you had unlimited cash, would you take a space flight to the international space station?

No thanks...could think of some many other things I would like to do with that kind of money.

When did the international space station launch into outer space?

The first part launched in 1998. It's not yet finished, the last module is supposed to launch in 2012. More modules could be added in the future.