Multifunctional laboratory module (MLM) “Science” is integrated into the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS). About the state of MLM on Twitter told Dmitry Rogozin, general director of Roscosmos.
“The atmosphere in the MLM was cleaned, final air samples were taken (normal), an hour ago our crew entered the Nauka module. Congratulations! MLM is integrated into the Russian segment of the ISS, ”wrote the head of the state corporation.
31 july RIA News, referring to the negotiations of the cosmonauts with the Mission Control Center (MCC), reported that when the hatch of “Science” was opened, a bolt flew out of the latter.
Dmitry Rogozin, general director of Roscosmos, spoke about the opening of the Nauka hatch.
On July 29, it was reported that the engines of the “Science”, docked to the International Space Station (ISS), unplannedly started working. The reason for this in the state corporation was called a short-term software failure.
MLM docked to the ISS on July 29. On it, Nauka took the place of the Pirs module, which was undocked from the Russian segment of the station with the help of the Progress MS-16 cargo vehicle.