NASA: All participating countries of the International Space Station have confirmed extended operational support and will be phased out by 2030 at the latest.
News from IT House on April 30th, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA announced on April 27th that all participating countries of the International Space Station have confirmed the extension of the facility’s operational support.Phase out by 2030 at the latest.
According to NASA, the participating countries of the United States, Japan, Canada and ESA (European Space Agency) have confirmed that they will support the continued operation of the International Space Station until 2030,Russia has confirmed it will support the continued operation of the International Space Station until 2028.
Since its launch in 1998,266 people from 20 countries have visited the International Space Stationand conduct experiments here across multiple research disciplines, including Earth and space science, biology, human physiology, physical science and technology demonstrations that cannot be done on Earth.
For a while last year, the industry debated whether Russia would withdraw from the International Space Station. will withdraw from this project.
According to previous reports from IT House, the Russian orbital station will be built in two steps between 2028 and 2032, and its sketch design will be completed in the summer of 2023. The first stage of the Russian orbital station ROSS includes 4 basic modules, and the second stage includes 3 modules, including target and production modules and service platforms.
It is worth mentioning that the orbital inclination of ROSS is as high as 96~98°, that is, orbits almost around the North and South Poles. The orbital inclination of the International Space Station is 51.6°, and that of the Chinese Space Station is 42°.