The International Space Station with the Zvezda Service Module, which provides living quarters and performs some life support system functions. Credit: NASAThe Zvezda Service Module was the first fully Russian contribution to the International Space Station and served as the early cornerstone for the first human habitation of the station. It was launched atop a Proton rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
|Launch date||July 12, 2000|
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