International Space Station flies over Indianapolis Friday

INDIANAPOLIS -- Look up - the International Space Station will fly over Indianapolis Friday night. If you’ve never seen the ISS sweep across the sky, this is your opportunity.

Here’s what you need to know:

8:19 p.m.: The ISS appears low in the northwest (the flyover will last 4 minutes and fly nearly overhead)

8:23 p.m.: The ISS disappears low in the southeast.

The ISS will be bright enough to see wherever you are Friday night. You could even watch it from an area football game.

Here are some fun facts from NASA:

  • The International Space Station travels around 17,500 mph.
  • The International Space Station is as big as a 6 bedroom house
  • The ISS has 2 bathrooms and a 360 degree view bay window 
  • The ISS is 357 feet long (a football field is 360 feet counting the end zones)

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