Expedition 15 (ISS-15)

Experiments Program

During ISS-15, it is planned to implement 272 sessions of 47 experiments. Forty three experiments have been started during the previous increments. Four experiments ("Dykhanie", "BIMS", "Plasma-Progress", "GTS-2") are new ones.

Breakdown of Experiments by Research Areas

Research Area Experiment Name
Human life research Cardio-ODNT, Profilaktika, Pilot, Dykhanie, Pneumocard, BIMS, Biorisk, Rastenia, Plasmida, Statokonia, Regeneration, Prognos
Geophysical research Relaksatsia, Uragan, Plasma-ISS, Plasma-Progress, Ten-Mayak
Earth resources sensing Diatomeya, Ekon
Space biotechnology Glikoproteid, Mimetik-K, KAF, Vaktsina-K, Biotrek, Konjugatsia, Biodegradatsia, Bioecologia, Bioemulsiya, Interleikin-K, Antigen
Technical research Infrazvuk-M, Vector-T, Izgib, Identifikatsiya, Sreda-MKS, Infotech
Contract activities GTS-2, GCR-JAXA, ALTCRISS, Cardiocog, NOA, IMMUNO, Sample
Study of cosmic rays BNT-Neutron, Matroshka-R
Space technology and material science Crystallizator, Plasma Crystal

For implementation of the xperiments program the following is required:

CARGO FLOW

Ascent to ISS RS:

by Soyuz TMA-10
by Progress M-60
by Progress M-61
by Soyuz TMA-11

TOTALLY:

 

18.61 kg
68.95 kg
11.50 kg
9.69 kg

108.75 kg

Return of materials with SE results:

by Soyuz TMA-9
by Shuttle in flight 10A
by Soyuz TMA-10

TOTALLY:

 

17.45 kg
 0.90 kg
23.70 kg

42.05 kg

POWER CONSUMPTION

Continuous

Daily average

Peak

70.6 W

171.4 W

up 1.0 kW

CREW TIME

ISS-15 Crew Commander F. Urchikhin (Russia)
ISS-15 Flight Engineer O. Kotov (Russia)

TOTALLY:

157 h 15 min
175 h 47 min

333 h 02 min

RECORDING AND TRANSFER OF SCIENTIFIC DATA TO PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS
  • Sample Kits,
    including:
    • Material sample containers
    • Protein and cell cultivators
    • Microorganism propagators,
      biosamples
    • Passive dosimeters pouch
    • Plant and animal kits
    • Blood and urine samples,
      microbiological samples
  • Electronic data carriers
    including:
    • Video tapes
    • Photo cassettes
    • Hard drives, memory units
    • Floppy disks
    • Memory cards

  • Log sheets
  • Telemetry data

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7.5 Gbyte

ISS Crew


Hoshide  AkihikoHoshide
Akihiko



leg Novitskiy Novitskiy
leg



Petr Dubrov Dubrov
Petr



Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei
Mark



Robert Shane KIMBROUGH KIMBROUGH
Robert Shane



Megan McArthur McArthur
Megan



Thomas PESQUETPESQUET
Thomas