What the astronauts see right now
This is the view from the ISS directly down to earth. The crosshair indicates the current ground point. The map is updated every second.
Click the button "Snapshot" to open an extra map of the current ground area in a new window.
This map shows the groundtrack of the International Space Station´s next orbit. The crosshair marks its current position.
The blue sections of the ISS' track indicate when the space station is in the earth's shadow. The red sections mark when the ISS is sunlit.