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image by Eugene Ipavec, 17 February 2010
Various articles and photos purport to show flags of the space stations, both
ISS and MIR. I also found a photo of ISS (International Space Station)
flag. I haven't found that is reported before: http://images.usatoday.com/tech/_photos/2006/06/19/nasa-large.jpg. It shows a silhouette of the station on the flag that appears to match that in this rather well-known (or at least widely distributed) image: http://vector1media.com/spatialsustain/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/international-space-station.jpg (which is not a photo but was rather a preview CG rendering of what the station would look like when completed.)
I'm not sure I would call this the flag of the ISS or the ISS program; with the NASA and Space Flight Awareness logos, it would appear to represent only the US element of the multinational partnership.
Eugene Ipavec, 17 February 2010
image located by Aleksandar Nemet, 17 February 2010
Here is another version of ISS flag:
Aleksandar Nemet, 17 February 2010
The upcoming space station crew displays a white flag, with the patch of
their Soyuz transport flight, Soyuz TMA-08M.
Dave Fowler, 25 March 2013