The most current enhancement for the International Space Station (ISS), a Russian-made docking component Prichal, has actually been effectively introduced right into area. As soon as anchored, it will certainly have the ability to fit as much as 5 various other components or spacecraft.
A Progress M-UM freight spacecraft, lugging the Prichal component, was introduced from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in southerly Kazakhstan on Wednesday. The spacecraft has actually been efficiently infused right into reduced Earth orbit and also is presently heading in the direction of the ISS.
The brand-new docking component is set up to obtain affixed to the ISS on Friday. While the ship lugging the Prichal is heading to the terminal, its staff is preparing to obtain the brand-new component.