Expedition 17 (ISS-17)

Experiments Program

During ISS-17, 182 sessions of 34 experiments are planned to be implemented. Thirty two experiments were started in the previous increments. Two experiments (Vsplesk, MATI-75) are new.

Breakdown of Experiments by Research Areas

Research Area Experiment Name
Human life research Profilaktika, Sonocard, Pilot, Dykhanie, Pnevmocard, BIMS, Biorisk, Plasmida, Regeneratsia
Geophysical research Relaksatsia, Uragan, Vsplesk, Plasma-MKS, Plasma-Progress, Ten'-Mayak
Earth resources sensing Diatomeya, Ekon
Space biotechnology Lactolen, ARIL, OCHB, Biotrek, Conjugatsia, Biodegradatsia, Bioemulsiya, Zhenshen-2, Antigen
Technical research Identifikatsiya, Bar
Contract activities GTS-2, NOA
Study of cosmic rays BTN-Neutron, Matroshka-R
Educational and humanitarian projects MATI-75
Space technology and material science Plasma Crystal

For implementation of the xperiments program the following is required:

CARGO FLOW

Ascent to ISS RS:

by Soyuz TMA-12
by Progress M-64
by Progress M-65
by Soyuz TMA-13

TOTALLY:

 

  50.54 kg
  46.85 kg
136.13 kg
  10.14 kg

243.66 kg

Return of materials with SE results:

by Soyuz TMA-11
by Soyuz TMA-12

TOTALLY:

 

  28.28 kg
  19.24 kg

  47.52 kg

POWER CONSUMPTION

Continuous

Daily average

250.0 W

261.8 W

CREW TIME

ISS-17 Crew Commander S.A. Volkov (Russia)
ISS-17 Flight Engineer O.D. Kononenko (Russia)

TOTALLY:

  90 h 35 min
139 h 05 min

 229 h 40 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
    • Pouches with biosamples

  • Electronic data carriers
    including:
    • Video tapes
    • Photo cassettes
    • Hard drives, memory units
    • Floppy disks
    • Memory cards

  • Telemetry data

26

3
6
8

6
3

52

15
10
  2
10
15

4,4 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