Use the above links to view the photo gallery of ISS images and related info.
If you just want to check what's new use the Gallery Viewer which will default
to the latest images. Also check the MIR pages for more info on equipment and
Also be sure to try the new virtual reality simulation of the ISS passes on Phil's
Advanced image processing now available as DivX5 encoded AVI files
will need to install DivX 5 or later codec to view these
As a sample here is a frame from the 25th May
resolution and exposure here is good enough to show the separation (circa 4.5m) in the main solar panel
14th Dec 2001. Shuttle Endeavour STS-108 docked to ISS.
The main panels are almost edge on - hence very dim
This image (25th May 2001) shows detail in the Thermal Control System (TCS) panels - these
panels are a concertina construction and you can see three shadows across the
panel just below the main solar cells. Also visible lower right on the end of
the main body are the Destiny lab and the Canada robot arm.
A short extract from the full 7th June evening pass showing the flare from
the main P6 solar array as the ISS recedes over Europe.