CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The International Space Station will soar over Brevard County on Wednesday night, giving Space Coast residents a unique treat.
Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports at 7:21 p.m., the International Space Station will begin a soaring pass over the Space Coast for about six minutes.
With six astronauts and cosmonauts onboard, the one-million-pound space station will appear 10 degrees above the north, northwest horizon. The outpost will look like a bright star traveling toward the east, southeast.
Maximum elevation during the six-minute pass will be 46 degrees, or about halfway between the horizon and straight overhead. The station will disappear from sight 11 degrees above the east, southeast horizon.
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