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Multipurpose laboratory module “Science” docked to the space station

The International Space Station has been relocated after a 13-year wait for launch and a week of travel in low-earth orbit.

Russia Multipurpose laboratory module (MLM) “Science” (“Science” in Russian), docked at the space station on Thursday (July 29), eight days after more than a decade of delayed launch. The 22 ton (20 ton) MLM connected to the orbital complex at 9:29 am ET (13.29 GMT) using an open port that was recently vacated by the Pierce docking bay on the Earth-facing side of the Zvezda service module. … …

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