Book Description: This set of four DVD-ROM discs provides the most comprehensive collection available of high-resolution images and videos released by NASA from the International Space Station (ISS) currently in orbit. Every aspect of ISS assembly and operation history is covered in this unprecedented collection, from the first expedition crew in 2000 to the current Expedition 24 crew, along with Space Shuttle assembly flights, EVAs, visiting vehicles (Soyuz, Progress, HTV, ATV), modules and hardware, experiments, earth observation photos, crew photos, crew patches, preflight training activities, and much more. American, Russian, and international crew activities are documented in these detailed digital images, presented as JPG files. There are 42,893 image files in this collection, which total over 15 gigabytes! Video coverage includes high-definition HDTV movies of crewmembers flying through the modules; a flyaround of the completed external configuration with all four solar array units during STS-119; and a compendium of beautiful earth views. External views of the station are provided of every step of construction as the ISS approaches assembly complete. Computer-generated artwork shows artist's renderings of various mission phases. Each image is accompanied by a linked text file that provides a full, dated description. Every module and component is included: Zarya (FGB), Unity (Node 1), Zvezda (Service Module), Destiny (U.S. Laboratory), Quest (Joint Airlock), Pirs Docking Compartment, Harmony (Node 2), Columbus European Laboratory), Kibo (JEM PM and ELM), Poisk (Mini Research Module 2), Tranquility (Node 3), Cupola, Rassvet (Mini Research Module 1), Integrated Truss Structure, Solar Arrays, and Thermal Radiators. The digital image collection includes views of Shuttle orbiters arriving and departing; Soyuz and Progress vehicle processing, launches, dockings, and landings; and proximity operations with the HTV and ATV resupply vehicles. World Spaceflight News has covered spaceflight and the Space Shuttle program since 1983. At WSN, our mission is simple: provide space enthusiasts and professionals around the globe with unique technical information and historical material about spaceflight. We hope that a better appreciation of the complexities and challenges posed by space exploration will foster increased support for man's continued voyage into space. Our love of spaceflight drives our publishing efforts, and we've been gratified over the years that readers from Austria to Australia have found great value in our work. We try to satisfy a wide range of interests by producing a broad selection of high-quality products with exclusive material not found elsewhere. The DVD-ROM disc set has over 42,000 image files in JPG format The DVD-ROM disc is for use in a computer DVD drive. The files can be accessed from the File Explorer in the same way that you open files from a CD-ROM disc; the CD-ROM and DVD-ROM formats are functionally the same, but the DVD-ROM has more than six times greater storage capacity. It contains computer-formatted data.