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Spot the International Space Station over the next four nights

By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun

10:03 AM EST, December 27, 2012

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The International Space Station’s orbit around Earth is again aligned to pass through Baltimore’s night skies, and it may peek out through the clouds over the next four nights, unlike other recent viewing opportunities.

Each night, the spacecraft will appear above the northeast horizon and move southeast. Here is when you can look:

A new mission aboard the space station began in October. NASA astronaut Kevin Ford is the new commander, leading a crew that includes on other NASA astronaut, three Russian cosmonauts and a Canadian Space Agency astronaut. Read more about the crew on NASA's website. 

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