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Space heroes

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Space stations

Space station is a manned orbital station used as a multipurpose space research complex.

One of the main goals of creating the space stations is the ability to conduct experiments requiring the unique conditions of space flight: microgravity, vacuum, cosmic radiation, not weakened by the Earth's atmosphere.

Main areas of research include biology (including biomedical research and biotechnology), physics (including fluid physics, materials science and quantum physics), astronomy, cosmology and meteorology.

Research is being conducted with the help of scientific equipment mainly located in specialized scientific modules, laboratories, the part of the equipment for experiments requiring a vacuum is fixed outside the station.

Soviet space station "Mir" view

Soviet space station Mir view photo

International space station

International space station photo

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