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Build a Real Time ISS Tracker using Javascript

Howdy Folks! I am back with another simple yet fun tutorial ;)

Do you know about ISS? ISS aka International Space Station is an artificial habitable satellite that orbits Earth roughly 16 times per day. In just one day, the station travels about the distance it would take to go from Earth to the moon and back! ISS is mainly used as a laboratory to perform some space-related experiments. At the time of writing this article, there are three people up on the space station right now. And another interesting fact is that, If the conditions are favorable, then you can see the ISS with your own naked eyes from Earth's surface! (I had seen it 3 times!). Sounds interesting right? But wait, how do I know where the ISS is currently flying over? How do I track it?

That's exactly what we are going to do! Today, you are going to learn how to build a Real-Time International Space Station (ISS) Tracker using Javascript :) Hope you are ready for this new adventure...

The finished product would look something like this:

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You can download the completed project from GitHub - ISS Tracker

You can find the full tutorial here on my blog - How to build an ISS Tracker using Javascript

Hope you will definitely enjoy this :)

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