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    The life span of ISS could be extended by four years into 2028, the head of Russia's S.P. Korolev RSC Energia said Tuesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The International Space Station (ISS) could see its life span extended by four years into 2028, the head of Russia's S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) Energia said Tuesday.

    "Maybe the ISS will receive continued resources. Today we discussed the possibility of using the station until 2028," General Director Vladimir Solntsev said at a high-tech industries conference.

    International Space Station, an international multirole orbital research facility, in space since 1998.

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    International Space Station (ISS), extension, life, Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation, Vladimir Solntsev, Russia
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