Neat time-lapse of the assembly of the International Space Station

Enjoy this neat time-lapse of all the International Space Station modules assembled since 1998 because, as the international tension between East and West continues, it's starting to become clear that it won't survive beyond its already extended-mission time limit of 2020.

If you are curious about all the pieces, here's a map:

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Humans. Two steps forward, one step back.


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Loved the ISS, but seriously, if we can build this http://gizmodo.com/this-is-the-bi… why cant we build this: