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20/11/1998 The first ISS module


Station Tour: Zarya and Zvezda


"Dawn" Comes to Station's Zarya Module

Russian Proton rocket delivered the Zarya module for the future International Space Station on orbit. The name means “sunrise.” Zarya provided the electrical power and propulsion to the early stages of ISS. It was based on the Russian spacecraft TKS. It was a special vehicle for supplying space stations.