Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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

Tuesday, June 23, 2009
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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