Tranquility module

Tranquility module or Node 3 of the International Space Station was made by Thales Alenia Space under the direction of the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. Its ownership was transferred to NASA on 20 November 2009. It was launched in the following year by the American space agency on the Space Shuttle’s STS-130 mission. It currently houses many of the space station’s life support and environmental control systems.

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