Russia warns: ISS faces ‘irreparable damage’

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The station image from last year’s Soyuz spacecraft

A Russian official has warned that the International Space Station (ISS) could suffer irreversible damage due to the age of the equipment and devices on which it operates.

Former astronaut Vladimir Solovyov He told state media that at least less than 80% From the flight systems of the Russian part of the International Space Station with an expiration date.

And that’s not all. They have also been identified, said Solovyov, who is the head of the flight program small cracks It can get worse over time.

This is not the first time Russia has raised concerns about the plant’s deterioration. He even went so far as to suggest Leaving the International Space Station after 2025.

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