6 minutes! That’s how long the International Space Station (ISS) will be visible over Dubai this evening, from 7:43 pm.
International Space Station visible over Dubai tonight
Set your alarm to 7:43 pm tonight, as the ISS will be visible to the naked eye this evening. The habitable artificial satellite will be seen for five minutes from 7:43 pm, and again for less than a minute at 9:20 pm.
Photograph credit: NASA
More chances of spotting the ISS this week
In case you’ve got plans, you can catch the habitable artificial satellite pass through the sky for three minutes tomorrow, from 8:31 pm, for four minutes this Tuesday at 7:42 pm, and for three minutes on Thursday and next Sunday at 4:49 am.
First Emirati astronaut set to go to the ISS this September
Earlier this year, it was announced that Hazza Al Mansouri will be the first Emirati astronaut to visit the ISS, on 25th September. He made the cut after a “six stage vetting process” at Roscosmos, Russia’s Space Agency.