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24 December 2022, 14:06

Lukashenko visits space station mockup facility

ZVEZDNY GORODOK, 24 December (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko paid a visit to the mockup of the Russian part of the International Space Station during his visit to the Gagarin Research and Test Cosmonaut Center in Russia on 24 December, BelTA has learned.

Aleksandr Lukashenko was shown the simulating equipment. All the modules are life-size and are the same as the ones in orbit.

The head of state was briefed on the modules the station consists of, its configuration and how the station has been expanded over the years in cooperation with other countries. The president was interested in all the details, including the electric voltage in the modules and how the cosmonauts heat up their food.

Aleksandr Lukashenko also saw the inside of the Zvezda Service Module.

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