Distances between Earth and the International Space Station, the Moon and Mars - infographic
This infographic shows the distances between the Earth and the International Space Station as well as the Moon and Mars. It also indicates the communication delay to the Moon and Mars. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)
The ISS orbits 400 km from Earth; the Moon is 384,400 km from Earth and communications take 2,5 seconds; Mars is between 55,7 million to 401,3 million kilometres from Earth and communications between both planets take from 6 to 44 minutes.
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