Expedition 9 (ISS-9)

Experiments Program

During the ISS-9 mission 214 sessions based on 42 experiments are scheduled to be conducted. 39 of the 42 experiments have been started in the previous expeditions expeditions, with 3 experiments ("Plazmida", "KAF", "Vaktsina-K") being quite new.

Breakdown of Experiments by Research Areas

Research Area Experiment Name
Human life research "Sprut-MBI", "Diurez", "Farma", "Cardio-ODNT", "Biotest", "Profilaktika", "Pulse", "Gematologia" "Pilot", Biorisk, Rastenia-2, "Plasmida", "Intercellular interaction", "Prognos", "Brados"
Geophysical research "Relaksatsia", "Uragan", "Molniya-SM"
Earth resources sensing "Diatomeya", "Ekon"
Space biotechnology "Mimetik-K", "Vaktsina-K", "Konjugatsia", "Biodegradation", "Bioekologia", "Interleukin-K"
Technical research "Meteoroid", "Toksichnost", "Tenzor", "Vektor-T", "Izgib", "Privyazka", "Iskazheniye", "Identifikatsiya", "Skorpion", "Kromka"
Contract activities GTS, MPAC&SEED, "GCF-JAXA"
Study of cosmic rays "Platan", Matroshka-R
Space technology and material science "Plasma crystal"

For implementation of the xperiments program the following is required:

CARGO FLOW

Delivery to the ISS RS:

by Soyuz TMA-4
by Progress M-49
by Progress M-50
by Soyuz TMA-5

TOTALLY:

 

15.41 kg
6.33 kg
27.40 kg
11.51 kg

60,65 kg

Return of the materials with the SE results:

by Soyuz TMA-3
by Soyuz TMA-4

TOTALLY:

 

34.53 kg
37.92 kg

72.45 kg

POWER CONSUMPTION

Continuous

Maximum per session (within 1-3 hours)

up to 100 W

up to 1 KW

CREW TIME

Crew commander G. Padalka (RF)
Flight engineer M. Fink (USA)

TOTALLY:

121 h 30 min
11 h 00 min

132 h 30 min

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

81 kits
43 pcs.
10 sheets
3.4 Gbyte

ISS Crew


OVCHININ Alexey OVCHININ
Alexey



HAGUE  Nick HAGUE
Nick



KOCH  Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew