Talk:International Space Station

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Microgravity and fluids[edit]

Under microgravity it states that fluids completely combine in microgravity. It should specify what is meant when saying fluids completely combine. Is it stating that an unusual solution occurs, emulsions, or something else? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.98.90.132 (talk) 15:06, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

I agree with the above posting, I also found this wording rather hard to interpret.

194.176.105.153 (talk) 13:25, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

Station Structure Diagram not showing properly on Google Chrome browser[edit]

Looks like a lot of work went into this table, but it ain't displaying properly. Render on Chrome image. I checked that Chrome is at 100% zoom. Fonts are at normal. DJ Barney (talk) 17:27, 20 January 2014 (UTC)

"Up/down" ambiguity[edit]

"Down" means both "further from the server" and "closer to the ground", so describing the "upward" and "downward" bandwidth of the ISS's internet connection suggests two opposite interpretations. If the Internet connection is used to send experimental raw data back to Earth, then it's plausible they'd need more bandwidth for outgoing than incoming traffic. Can we please get this cleared up? NeonMerlin 01:04, 29 April 2014 (UTC)

Nauka launch date[edit]

This article says Nauka will be added to the station in 2014. The article on Nauka itself indicates that the launch date has been pushed back to 2017 at the earliest. 70.192.1.34 (talk) 01:07, 5 May 2014 (UTC)

"Sea plankton"[edit]

As I've previously remarked over at Talk:Plankton, this story is WP:RECENT. It's also not yet mentioned on NASA's ISS webpages - which is odd for such a seemingly striking story. As such, I'm going to remove it from the lead for now (which isn't the place for it anyway), but it can be added again once more is known about the story officially (i.e. from NASA). Cheers, --PLUMBAGO 08:38, 22 August 2014 (UTC)