Questions tagged [zvezda]

Questions about the Zvezda (Service Module) of the Russian segment of the ISS.

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Is there internal diagram of Zvezda or information about the internal size of Zvezda?

I found a diagram of Zvezda showing the external features, but I can't find one showing the internal features. Does an easily obtainable diagram exist?
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Did the “Zvezda” module really dock to the ISS 2 weeks after launch?

Today I've read in the Facebook group of Roscosmos (original text in Russian) that 16 years ago on this day the Zvezda module was launched into space. According to the article 2 weeks later it docked ...
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What does Zvezda alone lack from being a capable space station?

A recent discussion on the ISS has raised some questions in my mind about Zvezda: Can the US Part of ISS survive independent of the Russian? What does Zvezda alone lack from being a capable space ...
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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 were the docking ports removed from Zvezda? (Service Module)

Zvezda, the third ISS module, (I think it was Zarya (FGB), Node 1, and then Zvezda) known as the Service Module was actually built as a spare for Mir and was originally to be the core of Mir-2. But ...
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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. ...
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Is the Nudelman-Rikhter gun installed on Zvezda module?

By having a gun on board, one can conduct military kinds of experiments. Exploring armoring approaches for spacecraft, warning systems for the personnel, orbital ballistic studies for the multi-body ...