See how the first module of the new space station is being built

Roscosmos General Director Dmitry Rogozin spoke about the start of construction of the first basic module

for the new Russian space station.

The first basic module for the new Russianthe orbital service station is already in operation. The Rocket and Space Corporation Energia has been tasked with ensuring its readiness for launch into the target orbit in 2025.

Dmitry Rogozin, CEO of Roscosmos

According to open data, the module's flight body has been assembled since 2017. In 2018, its ground tests began. NEM launches are constantly postponed.

The video shows the sealed compartment of the scientific and energy module (NEM), which is being developed by RSC Energia. In 2019, the life tests of the compartment were completed. The launch date was postponed to 2024.

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