The Rassvet Mini-Research Module 1 (MRM1) is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 23 crew member on the International Space Station. Credit: NASARassvet (Russian, for “dawn”) was delivered by space shuttle Atlantis on the STS-132 mission. It is used primarily for cargo storage and some payload operations. The module is attached to the Earth-facing port of the Zarya module. It was developed at the Korolev Rocket and Space Corp. Energia (RSC Energia).
|Launch date||May 14, 2010|