Broadcast 3679 Hotel Mars Anatoly Zak

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Guests: John Batchelor, Anatoly Zak, Dr. David Livingston.  Topics:  Russian space station plans post ISS  

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John Batchelor and I welcomed back Anatoly Zak of to discuss the Russian plans to build a new space station after the ISS agreement expires in 2024.  We talked about their new station plans, the use of existing modules though never flown on the ISS, their plans for the existing modules connected to the ISS, their plans to handle the ISS in its final period plus build out the new station, both at the same time.  Also discussed was the planned orbit of the new Russian station and what this might mean for ISS activities with the Russians, especially regarding costs.  The development of the Chinese space station came up and Anatoly discussed the TRL for China and their space station work.  Other subjects were brought up during this one segment 10 minute Hotel Mars discussion.

Please note this show was pre-recorded on Tuesday, April 27, 2021.  It will archive on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

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Hotel Mars with Anatoly Zak re Russia and ISS plans

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28 Apr 2021 John Batchelor, Dr. David Livingston, Anatoly Zak
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