UCSB Science Line
Sponge Spicules Nerve Cells Galaxy Abalone Shell Nickel Succinate X-ray Lens Lupine
UCSB Science Line
How it Works
Ask a Question
Search Topics
Our Scientists
Science Links
Contact Information
What is the ISS?
Question Date: 2016-11-17
Answer 1:

You are asking "what is the ISS?" and these letters mean "International Space Station". The following link takes you to the ISS web site:

click here

The International Space Station was launched in 1988. The ISS is a research laboratory and it is suited for the testing of spacecraft systems and equipment required for missions to the Moon and Mars.

Wikipedia has interesting information about the ISS, I recommend you to read it on the link below:

click here

Click Here to return to the search form.

University of California, Santa Barbara Materials Research Laboratory National Science Foundation
This program is co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation and UCSB School-University Partnerships
Copyright © 2020 The Regents of the University of California,
All Rights Reserved.
UCSB Terms of Use