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