Interesting facts about the Space Station:
The International Space Station has been in continuous use since the year 2000, housing astronauts from all around the globe.
The main contributors to the ISS project are the US, Russia, Japan, Canada and Europe through the European Space Agency (ESA).
The ISS was constructed across 47 assembly flight, 37 of which were on the US space shuttle and five on Russian Proton and Soyuz rockets.
NASA has contracted SpaceX to resupply the ISS with cargo and experiments.