Astronauts throw garbage into the Pacific Ocean – they told how it’s done on the ISS
The cosmonauts placed household garbage and waste, end-of-life instruments and equipment into the Progress MS-24 cargo ship, a participant in a long-term orbital mission to the ISS reported. Oleg Kononenko.
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“The next stage is the reactivation of the ship’s systems, dismantling the air ducts, removing the screw quick-release clamps, closing the transfer hatches on the ship and station sides and monitoring the tightness of their closure,” he said.
According to Kononenko, on February 13, the truck, which has been in space since August, will undock and fall into the Pacific Ocean.
The same date was mentioned earlier in Roscosmos. They also reported on the preparation of the new Progress MS-26. It will be launched on the morning of February 15 and should dock at the station on February 17, delivering there more than 2.5 tons of cargo – equipment, fuel, water, food, etc.
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