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Amazing video: A tour of the International Space Station

In this video, Capt. Barry Wilmore floats from one end of the International Space Station to the other.

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In this image taken from NASA television, the International Space Station is seen from the space shuttle Atlantis as it moves away from the station after undocking, Sunday.

How long does it take you to walk from one end of your house to the other? The ISS is now so large that it takes astronauts about six minutes to go between the two farthest points inside the space station — and that is by 'flying,' not walking. Enjoy this very cool video tour of the interior of the ISS, filmed earlier this year.

Nancy Atkinson blogs at Universe Today.

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