Air supply issues on ISS: Russian Orbital Segment reports failure

Katie Ramirez
October 18, 2020

The Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-17 has successfully reached the International Space Station (ISS), setting a new world record for its journey to the orbital complex in three hours and three minutes, the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos said in a statement on Wednesday. Expedition 1 crew, made up of an American and two Russians - William Shepard, Yuri Luncakov and Sergey Krikaliv - began their stay on November 2, 2000. "The flight seen from space looks even cooler than from the Earth!"

The team that just arrived will take over the ISS from the Expedition 63 astronauts, Cassidy, Anatoli Ivanishin, and Ivan Vagner, who are due to leave the Station later this month. During the upcoming Expedition 64, NASA is expecting the arrival of the known Crew-1 aboard the recent SpaceX Crew Dragon on the very first operational commercial mission to reach the space station and bring in an additional four members.

These were the details of the news New space expedition to deliver equipment to orbit outpost for air. for this day.

Capture of the Soyuz capsule was confirmed at 4:48 a.m. EDT.

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The three astronauts who welcomed Rubins, Ryzhikov and Kud-Sverchkov are already set to return to Earth on October 21. The Pirs Unit was first added to the space station in 2001. "It's so amusing to go out into space on your birthday", Robbins said in an interview with CollectSPACE.

The mission is the last scheduled Russian flight carrying a USA crew member, marking an end to a long-held dependency as the US revives its own crew launch capability in an effort to drive down the cost of sending astronauts to space.

The Soyuz MS-17 is the 63 Russian Soyuz spacecraft that has been launched to the International Space Station since 2000, and the 146th vehicle in flight since the first Soyuz mission in 1967. "This approach (mixed crew flights) will ensure delivery of the crew to the station, should a problem with the partner spacecraft occur".

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