Russian Engineer Warns International Space Station Risks Irreparable Failures Written 2 September 2021


The International Space Station. | Credit: NASA

BBC World News reports that Energia Chief Engineer Vladimir Solovyov told Russian state media that more than 80% of in-flight systems on Russian segments of the International Space Station were past due for replacement. Solovyov also said that small cracks had been discovered aboard the station, and that the problems could lead to “irreparable” failures.
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