Russia To Build Two More Modules For ISS

By | August 30, 2000 | Feature

Two more modules and a cargo ship for the International Space Station ISS will hit the assembly lines at Russia’s Khrunichev space center.”We are now working on a unified docking module to which cargo transport ships and research modules will be docked in the future, a new cargo transport ship and a multifunctional commercial services module with Boeing,” said Anatoly Kiselyvov, director of the Russian center.The docking module will have six ports. Likewise, it will also have an arm that will be able to intercept new elements of the station and direct them to one of the side units.The new ship’s interior configuration will be flexible enough to accommodate various types of cargo, and non-standard cargo may also be strapped to the outside.

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