Did you know that people from Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and Muskegon have flown to space multiple times?

There are nearly 20 total NASA astronauts that were born and/or raised here in the great state of Michigan.  Let's focus on the 14 Michiganders that actually went to space.

Fourteen Michigan Natives Have Spent Time in Space

Speaking of space, the must-see photos below of the International Space Center are breathtaking.

The International Space Station

Initially constructed in 1998, the International Space Station (ISS) is approximately 250 miles above the earth's surface, traveling at 17,500 mph. The ISS orbits Earth every 90 minutes and completes around 15 orbits daily.