As a result, the ISS completes a lap around Earth about every 90 minutes.
Astronauts aboard the ISS, in turn, witness 16 sunsets and 16 sunrises every 24 hours.
And though the astronauts live and work off-world, it is possible to see them at night from the surface of the Earth.
At certain times and locations, you might see a faint speck of light sailing across the night sky.
There is a good chance you are seeing the ISS lit by sunlight reflected from its large solar panels.
Find out below how you can track the space station’s position in real time.