Russian Cosmonauts gave video tour of module that shook the space station
A video tour was been released by Russian Cosmonauts of the interior research module that threw the International Space Station out of control after docking for a few hours on Thursday.
There were seven crew members abroad and it is said that the possible chances for the disaster can be caused by software malfunction and some lack of human co-ordination answered by the Russian space officials. The entire space station inclined out from its normal flight position 250 miles above the Earth.
Pyotr Dubrov and I welcome everyone from our new module #Nauka!
We will conduct a more detailed tour soon. pic.twitter.com/4J5GoOjzJq
— Oleg Novitskiy (@novitskiy_iss) July 31, 2021
As said by the Russian space agency Roscosmos, the footage was published late on Saturday that showed cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Pyotr Dubrov were opening the hatches and giving a short tour inside the Nauka Module.
A spaceflight emergency was been declared immediately by the mission director as engineers on the ground writhed to restore steadiness to the expansive research satellite, according to NASA’s account about Thursday incident.
The seven crew members that included two Russian cosmonauts three U.S astronauts and one each from Japan and France were not in any immediate danger according to NASA and Roscosmos.
In November, another Russian module to the station is planned to launch, was dicussed by Roscosmos. It has suffered a series of disasters and also exploitation dishonours that includes constructions of the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the country’s Far East where the contractors were accused for skimming state funds.