ISS construction begins
BBC News reports on the joining of the first two sections of the International Space Station (ISS) in December 1998. The US-funded, Russian-built Zayra Module provided the space station's initial propulsion and power. The ISS has actually taken 13 years to near completion - the cost running to an estimated $100 billion. James Wilkinson reports.
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- James Wilkinson
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