The International Space Station which was launched in 1998 is now the largest artificial body in our orbit, and sometimes, it becomes visible to naked eyes as well.
From the day of its launch, many space buffs all around the world wished to see its functioning. And now, a 360 degree video which depicts the full interior of ISS is out, and it is trending in online spaces. Daily News and Analysis too shared the video on April 11, 2016, and it has given a WOW feel to the viewers.
The video allows viewers to watch every nooks of ISS without the hassles of flight and space training. This video series released is actually a set of digital images blended together for VR viewing by European Space Agency.
The video beautifully explores the interiors of the space station in the most elegant manner. Two clips have been released so far, and both of them will take the viewers to a ride through the space agency.
On-board space laboratory is depicted in the Destiny Module, and it was installed in 2001. The Harmony Module installed in 2007, gives an idea about the houses of crew and their beds.
The video has been shot by Samantha Cristoforetti, an ISS member who spent time in space from November 2014 to June 2015. If you want to watch more interactive videos from ISS, then log on to the official website of ESA.
Currently, there are six people living in the space station and it include, Commander Timothy Kopra, Timothy Peake, Yuri Malenchenko, Jeff Williams, Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka.
ISS is considered to be the most politically complex space exploration program ever launched. Internal partnership between various countries including United States, Russia, Europe, Japan, and Canada are coordinating missions in space. Each of these partners have the responsibility to manage and run the hardware in the station.