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Poisk, a Russian module for the International Space Station, was launched on a Soyuz U rocket from Baikonur on 10 November 2009 at 14:22 UT. Poisk, also known as the Mini-Research Module 2, docked to the Zvezda space-facing port on 12 November 2009 at 15:41 UT. Poisk brought nearly 800 kg of cargo to the ISS and will serve as another docking port and airlock for the station.

Alternate Names

  • 36086
  • Mini-Research Module 2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-11-10
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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