Cracks Found on the International Space Station


New developments have come from the International Space Station that do not bode well. According to these developments, Russian cosmonauts at the station noticed new cracks in its first component, the Zarya module. According to the authorities, this indicates that the cracks will spread further over time.

We can roughly define it as a habitable satellite. International Space Station (ISS) It moves nonstop at hundreds of kilometers above the ground. Modules that come together with the merger The space base, which has been formed, is used jointly by many countries and allows research in fields such as physics, biology and chemistry, as well as studies in the field of space.

As we can understand about space studies, it has a critical place. ISS, today we are faced with a bad development. According to information, Russian cosmonauts, the first component of the ISS, In the Zarya module new cracks Has detected. Authorities say the cracks will get bigger over time. Here are the details:

The Zarya module was launched in 1998:

International Space Station

based in Russia chief engineer at Energia the one which Vladimir SolovyovHe said that the situation is bad and that over time these new cracks will spread. In addition, Solovyov said that the ISS is now showing its aging and that by 2025, more parts will come up with such problems.

Besides, the Zarya module first component launched Considering that there are cracks in question, we can say that it is not surprising. For in 1998 launched, this module has been in orbit ever since.

International Space Station

Even more worrisome, Russian cosmonauts discovered where they lived and life support systems containing In the Zvezda module He had also discovered 2 small cracks before. In this context, as Solovyoy said, we can say that the ISS has started to show its age.


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As for what NASA will do about it, no information was shared but the solution to these problems is in the station. will be left to the cosmonauts It’s not hard to guess.

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