Expedition 4 (ISS-4)

Experiments Program

In the course of ISS-4, 28 experiments are to be carried out. Most of them, 22 to be exact, are the activities already started during previous expeditions. Six experiments are new.
There are plans to carry out 122 sessions of experiments.

Breakdown of Experiments by Research Areas

Research Area Experiment Name
Human life research "Diurez", "Parodont", "Farma", "Cardio-ODNT", "Biotest", "Profilaktika", "Prognos", "Brados"
Geophysical research "Relaksatsia", "Uragan", "Molniya-SM"
Earth resources sensing "Diatomeya"
Technical research "Meteoroid", "Tenzor", "Vektor-T", "Izgib", "Privyazka", "Iskazheniye", "Identifikatsiya", "Skorpion", "Kromka"
Contract activities GTS, MPAC&SEED, HDTV, "Vzglyad"
Study of cosmic rays "Platan"
Educational and humanitarian projects "Konstruktor", "Kolibry"

For implementation of the xperiments program the following is required:

CARGO FLOW

Delivery during ISS-3
delivery during ISS-4,
         including on

Logistics vehicle Progress M1-8
Soyuz TM-34

TOTAL:

57,84 kg
27,81 kg


26,45 kg
1,36 kg

85,65 kg

Return of materials with results of space experiments
including return on-board

Soyuz TM-33
Space Shuttle UF2 mission

TOTAL:




10,35 kg
0,42 kg

10,77 kg

POWER CONSUMPTION

Continuous

Maximum during a session

up to 70 W

up to 200 W

CREW TIME

Crew commander
Flight engineer (USA)

TOTAL:

54 h 45 min
12 h 00 min

66 h 45 min

RECORDING AND TRANSFER OF SCIENTIFIC DATA TO PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS
- Sample Kits
- Electronic data carriers
- Telemetry data

31 pcs.
37 pcs.
1.87 GByte