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Watch the Space Station fly over London on Christmas morning
Watch the Space Station fly over London on Christmas morning

Watch the Space Station fly over London on Christmas morning

If you can drag yourself out of bed early on Christmas Day, there's a chance to see Father Christmas heading home after delivering his presents -- or more accurately, the International Space Station flying over London.

Dec
15
2021
See the International Space Station passing over London
See the International Space Station passing over London

See the International Space Station passing over London

The International Space Station will be passing right over London next Thursday (22nd July) and will be both exceptionally bright and at a decent time to see it.

Jul
17
2021
Watch “Father Christmas” fly over London on Christmas morning
Watch “Father Christmas” fly over London on Christmas morning

Watch “Father Christmas” fly over London on Christmas morning

Father Christmas -- in the guise of the International Space Station -- will be flying over London early on Christmas morning.

Dec
16
2020
See “Father Christmas” fly over London on Christmas eve
See “Father Christmas” fly over London on Christmas eve

See “Father Christmas” fly over London on Christmas eve

OK, it's actually the International Space Station, but if you are dragged awake at an ungodly hour by the kids, then why not go out and watch "santa" rehearsing his present delivery run?

Dec
16
2019
The International Space Station will fly over London this weekend
The International Space Station will fly over London this weekend

The International Space Station will fly over London this weekend

The International Space Station will make a number of its occasional passes right over London this weekend and if you know what to look for, you can watch it pass overhead.

Jan
29
2019
Watch the Space Station flypast on Xmas Eve
Watch the Space Station flypast on Xmas Eve

Watch the Space Station flypast on Xmas Eve

What a lovely way to start Christmas as we can -- weather permitting -- watch the International Space Station pass overhead on Christmas Eve.

Dec
15
2015
Space Station to fly over London over Christmas
Space Station to fly over London over Christmas

Space Station to fly over London over Christmas

Last year, the International Space Station flew over London on Christmas Eve, offering opportunities for parents to point at the bright fast moving "star" and tell bright eyed children that it was Santa heading out to deliver presents.

Dec
16
2014
International Space Station to fly over London on Tuesday
International Space Station to fly over London on Tuesday

International Space Station to fly over London on Tuesday

Another rare confluence of the International Space Station flying over London on a clear night should take place tomorrow evening.

Apr
14
2014
Watch the Space Station Fly Over London on Xmas Eve
Watch the Space Station Fly Over London on Xmas Eve

Watch the Space Station Fly Over London on Xmas Eve

What a lovely way to start Christmas as we can -- weather permitting -- watch the International Space Station flying right over London on Christmas Eve.

Dec
19
2013
Cmdr Hadfield visits London’s Science Museum
Cmdr Hadfield visits London’s Science Museum

Cmdr Hadfield visits London’s Science Museum

If you're a guitar playing, book plugging astronaut, then one of the best places in London other than a bookshop to sell books is probably the Science Museum.

Dec
16
2013
The space station will fly over London tomorrow morning
The space station will fly over London tomorrow morning

The space station will fly over London tomorrow morning

Look up! The International Space Station will make one of its occasional passes right over London tomorrow morning and if you know what to look for, you can watch it pass overhead.

Nov
14
2013
The International Space Station will fly over London this week
The International Space Station will fly over London this week

The International Space Station will fly over London this week

Look up! The International Space Station will make a number of its occasional passes right over London this week and if you know what to look for, you can watch it pass overhead.

Aug
12
2013

See the Space Station in the morning

A potentially interesting way to start the first working day of the new year – get up really early on Friday morning and you might be able to see the International Space Station fly overhead – albeit at a very

Dec
30
2008