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    Russia Just Launched a New Science Module to the Space Station

    The International Space Station (ISS) is about to get a little bigger. On July 21, the Russian Space Agency launched the station’s newest module into orbit aboard a Proton-M rocket. The module, dubbed Nauka (which means science), is the station’s first new module since 2016, aside from some new docking ports and airlocks. The Nauka …
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    Lots of trouble after launch, and today...

    NASA@NASA
    Following this morning's docking of the Nauka module to the @Space_Station, the module's thrusters started firing at 12:45pm ET inadvertently and unexpectedly, moving the station 45 degrees out of attitude. Recovery operations have regained attitude and the crew is in no danger:
    https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1420801401358364678


    Eric Berger @SciGuySpace
    Jul 29, 2021
    Good news from MCC Houston: Nauka thrusters are no longer firing. Attitude control appears to be stabilizing for the International Space Station.
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    It's not clear what happens next, or whether this affects the planned launch of Starliner on Friday afternoon from Florida. What we know from MCC Houston: "It’s safe to say the remainder of the day is no longer going to happen as scheduled."
    https://twitter.com/SciGuySpace/stat...99079366397957


    Starliner OFT-2 was scrubbed, likely until August 3.

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