I have been editing things like this:

How are we getting stuff to ISS


How are we getting stuff to the ISS?

Is it proper to do this, or is it right to just say 'ISS'?


The International Space Station vs. International Space Station. I think that the former is better because ISS is not a name. If it was called Skylab then the latter would be correct. Grammatically the ISS is correct.


I'll let this XKCD "Snare" comic speak for itself:

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