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Cupola on the ISS

19 Feb 2010, 12:31 UTC
Cupola on the ISS
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With the installation of the cupola attached to the Tranquility module on the International Space Station, I know what I will definitely be taking a look at if I ever visit the space station. (I can dream, can’t I?) With its much more open view compared to the tiny viewports that were already on the space station, the cupola provides a beautiful platform for looking outside at Earth or at space.

View from the cupola
The view must be so impressive that even astronauts were gawking outside during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Tranquility module and its cupola:

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