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Guide to the International Space Station for the occasional visitor – part 2

Pressurised Mating Adaptor (PMA1) From the FGB, moving toward the bow, we pass through a corridor that looks rather strange. The corridor is an asymmetrical truncated cone. Starting from the round hatch, it transforms into a square that is Node-1. … Continue reading

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Life on board

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano on his first weeks in space: My first ten days on the International Space Station have passed in a flurry of activities so intense that I find it hard to reconcile all that has happened with … Continue reading

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