Questions tagged [zarya]

Questions about the Zarya (FGB) module of the Russian segment of the ISS.

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Does Russian mission control still use the callsign “Zarya”, and how did that not conflict with the ISS module?

The Wikipedia page for the Salyut space station claims Initially, the space stations were to be named Zarya, the Russian word for 'Dawn'. However, as the launch of the first station in the ...
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Zarya means “dawn”. Has it ever faced the rising sun?

The first part of the International Space Station launched into orbit was the Russian Zarya module. When it was connected to the U.S. Unity module a few days later, the ISS was born. Zarya is the ...
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On Mir, Zarya, or Zvezda, do docking ports consume space inside the module?

I have been asking about why Zarya, Zvezda have the number of docking ports they have, and whether more will be needed. This got me thinking about what the inside of the docking module looks like. ...
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Why did Zarya (FGB) come with a single docking port?

Initially, the Russians did not wish to launch the FGB (Functional Block), now named Zarya, which was the first ISS component launched. But the US wanted it, so they could launch a US component sooner....
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Why is the Pirs docking module being discarded?

According to a ISS operations/launch manifest on May 2, 2014 the Progress docked to Pirs, will undock, with Pirs attached to deorbit it. ...