Khrunichev center said about the critical condition of the equipment module of the ISS
MOSCOW, 18 Jul — RIA Novosti. The equipment in the first module of the International space station functional cargo block Zarya, launched in November 1998, working outside the warranty period, in the most critical state, the system telemetry control, according to the Khrunichev centre.
Previously, the Khrunichev center with reference to Deputy General Director on foreign economic activity Andrey Pankratov reported on the authority of the Zarya module until 2028.
“Certified life FGB expired in November 2013. A significant portion of the installed on-Board electronic equipment FGB is far beyond the warranty period or warranty achievements,” reads the abstract of the report of the Khrunichev centre, published on the website academic readings on cosmonautics (the”Royal readings”), which will be held from 29 January to 1 February in Moscow.
“Analysis of data on the consumption of resource of work of onboard systems of FGB has shown that the most critical is the system telemetry control BR-9ZU-8, the resource which generated more than 14 times”, — appears in the document.
Countries the project partners have agreed to operate the ISS until 2024, as negotiations on the extension of her flight until 2028 or 2030.