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Bek Brace
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NASA Project with Python

Python , an interpreted high-level general-purpose programming language that was created in 1991 by Guido Van Rossum.

Python is dynamically-typed language .. it supports multiple programming paradigms, including structured (particularly, procedural), object-oriented and functional programming.

In this quick tutorial, you will learn how to track the International Space Station in real time using NASA API with only Python code.

This is the video if you want to watch:

So if we're going to talk about the International Space Station (ISS) which is something most of us consider as a worthy example of what can happen when we work together .. and NASA among other agencies uses a wealth of python code on board ISS in order to help automate your teens .. so if you're considering a career in space then learning python is a must-have
skill

In this Python project, you will display the number of astronauts on board in real time, you will also update the station's current latitude and longitude every 5 seconds while also displaying your current position on the world map.

Thank you for reading (and maybe watching), and I will see you in a new Video-Tutorial post πŸ™‚

Some Useful links:
NASA : https://www.nasa.gov
Astronauts API : http://api.open-notify.org/astros.json
Lon/Lat API : http://api.open-notify.org/iss-now.json
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