“The first base module for the new Russian space service station is already in operation.

The Rocket and Space Corporation Energia has been tasked with ensuring its readiness for launch into the target orbit in 2025, "Rogozin wrote in his Telegram channel.

He attached a video to the post, which shows the work at Energia on the creation of the Scientific and Energy Module intended for the ISS. 

Its launch was planned for 2024.

Earlier, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said that the situation that is developing at the International Space Station (ISS) could lead to serious consequences in the future, up to a catastrophe.