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Functioning of the ISS after US sanctions

  Apr 20, 2022

Functioning of the ISS after US sanctions

Q Why is it in News ?

A Western sanctions against Russia could cause the International Space Station (ISS) to crash, the head of Russian space agency Roscosmos has warned.

Q What is the ISS?

Q Why was ISS launched?

Q What is Russia’s role in maintaining the ISS?

Q Why does the orbit of the ISS need to be corrected?

 Q What is the extent of effort and expense involved in this?

Q What are its risks of crashing ?