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Photo Report: Mini-Research Module (MRM-2) Familiarization at RSC Energia

By SpaceRef Editor
June 22, 2009
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June 16-17, 2009. S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, Korolev, Moscow Region

The S.P. Korolev Rocket & Space Corporation Energia specialists have performed the regular scheduled training sessions to familiarize the International Space Station (ISS) crews themselves with the structure, composition and equipment of Mini-Research Module (MRM-2), which is to be included in the International Space Station Russian Segment in November, 2009.

Today the Russian cosmonauts O. Kotov, A. Shkaplerov, M. Kornienko, A. Samokutyaev, A. Borisenko and S. Volkov and Japan astronauts S. Noguchi and S. Furukawa and NASA astronauts T. Caldwell have familiarized themselves with the flight model locating in the Corporation Checkout & Testing Facility at the final stage of factory assembly efforts and check tests.

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