Life onboard the ISS

In pictures: how astronauts live and work onboard the International Space Station.

21 May 2013 - The sun is captured in a starburst mode over Earth's horizon by one of the Expedition 36 crew members as the ISS was above a point in southwestern Minnesota.

Life onboard the International Space Station (ISS) is far from ordinary.

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With everyday tasks like eating, sleeping and using the bathroom made incredibly difficult by the lack of gravity, we take look at how the astronauts on Expedition 36, the latest mission to the ISS, have adapted.