July 26, 2021

According to the schedule Pirs module will undock from the ISS on July 26, – Roscosmos reports.

The undocking is planned for 13.56, Moscow time. Thus a space will be provided for Nauka (rus. Science)  multipurpose laboratory module  launched to the ISS from Baikonur of July 21.

The undocking has been postponed several times.

Progress MS-16 cargo vehicle engines will be ignited to deorbit Pirs module, then Progress-Pirs cluster will enter the atmosphere and be destroyed.

The debris will fall in the Ssouth region of the Pacific Ocean about 3639 kilometers to the city of Wellington.

Nauka module docking with the ISS is planned for July 29.

Pirs module was docked to the ISS in 2001. It was used for EVA.

 

Photo credit: Roscosmos

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