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Uzlovoy Module (UM) "Prichal"

Soyuz 2.1b

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Uzlovoy Module (UM) “Prichal”

  • Type: Human Exploration
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $80,000,000

The UM (Uzlovoy Module) or NM (Node Module) is a node to be added to the Russian part of the ISS complex. It is also named Prichal.

UM will be delivered by a modified Progress space tug, called Progress-M-UM. The UM will be docked to the nadir port of the MLM (Nauka) module, providing four ports to mount additional modules and one docking port for cargo and crew spacecrafts.

Uzlovoy Module (UM)

Location


31/6

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

31/6 has witnessed the launch of 412 rockets, including 412 orbital launch attempts, while Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan, has been the site for 1545 rocket launches.

31/6

Rocket


Progress Rocket Space Center Soyuz 2.1b

Soyuz-2 is the 21st-century version of the Russian Soyuz rocket. In its basic form, it is a three-stage carrier rocket for placing payloads into low Earth orbit. The 2.1b version adds an upgraded engine (RD-0124) with improved performance to the second stage.

Soyuz 2.1b

Agency


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 years ago

Good luck with the Node Module to be added to the ISS.

Geoffrey Porter
Geoffrey Porter
Reply to  Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 years ago

It spun the ISS a couple of times.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
Reply to  Geoffrey Porter
2 years ago

Not wrong, lets hope not this time ?.
Fingers crossed.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 years ago

Nice launch next stop ISS, no spin this time folks.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 years ago

Nice docking technique with no spin on the ISS.
Well done folks.