International Space Station Caught Transiting Moon In Incredible Image

International Space Station Caught Transiting Moon In Incredible Image

The International Space Station (ISS) has been a symbol of global cooperation for the last three decades and has offered a platform for ground-breaking experiments in zero-gravity

The International Space Station (ISS) has been a symbol of global cooperation for the last three decades and has offered a platform for ground-breaking experiments in zero-gravity

Having said that, the orbiting laboratory also makes headlines every now and then for the intriguing photographs astronauts take while onboard.

Having said that, the orbiting laboratory also makes headlines every now and then for the intriguing photographs astronauts take while onboard.

However, the following picture does not feature Earth's landscapes as seen from the ISS but features the station itself.

However, the following picture does not feature Earth's landscapes as seen from the ISS but features the station itself.

The photograph above was shared by Michael Seeley, who is the co-founder of We Report Space which covers aerospace events and photographs rocket launches.

The photograph above was shared by Michael Seeley, who is the co-founder of We Report Space which covers aerospace events and photographs rocket launches.

According to Seeley's Twitter post, the space station was imaged transiting across the Moon on Wednesday at 9:53 pm (EST) [7:23 am (IST) on Thursday] from Fort Pierce in Florida.

According to Seeley's Twitter post, the space station was imaged transiting across the Moon on Wednesday at 9:53 pm (EST) [7:23 am (IST) on Thursday] from Fort Pierce in Florida.

In his post, Seeley revealed that the space station was travelling at approximately 28,163 kilometres per hour and the composite image of the transit took a little more than just half a second.

In his post, Seeley revealed that the space station was travelling at approximately 28,163 kilometres per hour and the composite image of the transit took a little more than just half a second.