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10 facts about the International Space Station and life in orbit

Expedition 1 ISS crew

1. As of November 2, 2010, the International Space Station (ISS) had been occupied for 10 years straight, the longest-duration continuously manned outpost in spaceflight history. The first crew of the ISS is pictured at left. The Russian Mir space station, which was staffed from 1989 to 1999, held the record before the ISS surpassed [...]

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