Nauka module difficulties in orbit

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Nauka module difficulties in orbit

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The Russian ISS science segment Nauka recently launched on a Proton-M rocket is experiencing numerous technical difficulties on its way to dock with the International Space Station.

The module has now missed it's first opportunity to correct it's orbit to reach the station, it must complete it within 30 orbits.



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Re: Nauka module difficulties in orbit

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Looks like the test fire was successful.

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Pirs has successfully been undocked making room for the coming Nauka module.

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Nauka finally docks but, more troubles arise as it's docking thrusters will not stop firing.

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Thanks to the Progress spacecraft helping fox the stations orbit and Nauka stopping it's thrusters things seem to be going back to normal for the International Space Station.

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A short interview about the incident from mission control.

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This may affect the Launch of Boeing's Starliner on an Atlas V scheduled for July 30th. I'll post any updates.
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New Starliner Launch date August 3rd.

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A sneak peak of the module apparently more detailed tour later.

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