ISS Is Starting to Look Like Freedom

NASA STS-119 Execute Package FD07

"Good Morning Discovery! ISS now looks like the artist renderings that we've been seeing for years. A day to celebrate!"

Space station now at full length, full power, Collectspace

"Spanning the length of a football field (including the end zones) and weighing approximately the same as a loaded space shuttle orbiter, the International Space Station's (ISS) integrated truss, or backbone, was completed in orbit this week after nine years of assembly."

NASA STS-119 Report #11 Friday, March 20, 2009 - 8 p.m.

"Four pair of arrays were attached to the station in December 2000, September 2006, June 2007 and March 2009 bringing the total surface area to 38,400 square feet, or .9 acre. (1 acre = 43,500 sq ft)"

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