But according to NASA, these engines continued to work unexpectedly after the end of the test window, leading to a loss of control of the station. The International Space Station was at 05:13 Eastern Time (00:43 Tehran time).
The agency noted: The flight regained control of the space station, which is now in a steady state. "The crew was awake at the time of the incident and there was no danger to them."
The International Space Station (ISS) still does not know what caused this unusual long-term fire, and NASA and the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) are investigating the matter. are. It is also unclear why the MS-18 engines stopped operating; The station control team is speculating, though. have arrived. "Moscow is currently examining the matter and analyzing the data." Degree rotated in the circuit. Russian officials identified the problem as a software defect.
They said in a statement on July 30: And led to a change in the overall direction of the collection.
Cover photo: Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft after connecting to International Space Station