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Prichal Node Module


Prichal is a ball-shaped module, built in Russia by (Energia), and provides six docking ports (one active, five passive) and will be connected to nadir port of Nauka. It is rather small with an internal volume of 14 cubic meters (494 cubic feet).

Prichal is used for docking both Soyuz and Progress craft. One of the ports will allow bi-directional flow of fuel to and from the ISS.

Launch was 24 November 2021, and will be docked to the ISS on 26 November 2021.

prichal-mockup-sm.jpg (108809 bytes) Mock-up of Prichal displayed at the
Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center
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Credit: RKK Energia
Drawing showing Prichal
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Credit: Roscosmos
A diagram showing the location of Prichal
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