In 2019 to the ISS will install the first commercial gateway

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2017-02-07 14:00:04

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In 2019 to the ISS will install the first commercial gateway

A New commercial gateway to the American segment of the ISS NanoRacks, the company is developing jointly with Boeing. The Boeing website reports that this will be the first commercial gateway to the International space station, built on the money of private companies.

«We want the international space station has brought us the most use, so the use of commercial gateway to the U.S. segment of the station will allow faster and more efficient to launch into space satellites and other equipment», — said Sam Scimemi, head of the Department responsible for the ISS at NASA.

In addition, the gateway will help to effectively solve the problems of loading and unloading of food and other goods. Now NanoRacks and Boeing is busy developing. Company NanoRacks is responsible for the creation of the gateway, and the Boeing experts think through how all of this will be attached to the International space station.

Experts NanoRacks emphasize that in the future gateway module can be removed to use on a new space platform after the expiration of the ISS. The launch and docking of the new module to the ISS tentatively scheduled for 2019.

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