Track ESA spacecraft online

Want to know if the International Space Station is over you right now? You can view the location of ESA's Earth-orbiting spacecraft and other ESA-related missions in real-time via a new tracking site.Credits: ESA

Once the site loads, the tracker automatically starts displaying the location of the International Space station (ISS) and various observation missions.

The tracker is Javascript combined with a traditional HTML-based web page and hosted on multiple servers. The satellite location data is combined with map images provided by Google maps, plus formatting instructions, and automatically updated on the site. The actual satellite locations are updated every hour.