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LO
Part of 37K Family
Russian manned space station. Study 1984. A later version of the 37K design for civilian experiments, the LO Laboratory Compartment, would be retained in the payload bay of Buran and connected to the orbiter's cockpit area by an access tunnel.

AKA: 14F33. Status: Study 1984. Gross mass: 7,150 kg (15,760 lb). Height: 5.10 m (16.70 ft). Span: 4.20 m (13.70 ft).

Habitable Volume: 37.00 m3.



Family: Soviet Space Stations, Space station, Space station orbit. Country: Russia. Launch Vehicles: Energia. Agency: Korolev bureau. Bibliography: 300.

1979 September 17 - .
  • 37K space station module authorised - . Nation: Russia. Spacecraft: 37KB, 37K-Mir, 37KS, Kvant, LO, NPG.

    The basic 37K design consisted of a 4.2 m diameter pressurised cylinder with a docking port at the forward end. It was not equipped with its own propulsion system. The original authorisation was for a total of eight 37K's of various configurations. Of these, only the 37K-E (Kvant module of Mir) and the 37KS (instrumentation module in Buran) would fly.



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