The launch vehicle took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The rocket will fly the Russian module “Nauka”, which was supposed to be in orbit back in 2007, but due to problems, the launch was constantly delayed.
His flight to TKS should take eight days.
The multifunctional module “Nauka” is mainly for research and will join the Russian part of TKS, announced Russian space agency Roscosmos, adding that the crew will also be able to use it as living quarters with its own life support system.
The Nauka module is 13 meters long and approximately 4 meters wide and weighs more than 20 tons.
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