• Question: How many rooms are there in a space station and how big are they.

    Asked by Harry Workman to Rochelle, Michaela, Camilla, Beth, Adrian on 26 Jan 2016. This question was also asked by firerisehd.
    • Photo: Adrianos Golemis

      Adrianos Golemis answered on 26 Jan 2016:

      The total size of the ISS is comparable to a football field. There are several (~10) tubular compounds, some of them are labs and the smaller ones are nodes or exit airlocks. If you refer to private quarters, every astronaut has a place to sleep, but that’s only a tiny ~2 square meter room!