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    The International Space Station photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft after undocking. NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel and Ricky Arnold and Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev executed a fly around of the orbiting laboratory to take pictures of the station before returning home after spending 197 days in space. The station celebrates the 18th anniversary of a continuous human presence and the 20th anniversary of the launch of the first element Zarya in November 2018.

    ISS Expedition Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Q&A (VIDEO)

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    The International Space Station is holding a Q&A session to mark the 20th anniversary of the ISS. ISS Commander Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency and Flight Engineers Serena Aunon-Chancellor of NASA and Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos are due to participate in the in-flight event.

    November 20, 2018 marks 20 years since the ISS began to orbit the Earth.

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