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


OVCHININ Alexey OVCHININ
Alexey



HAGUE  Nick HAGUE
Nick



KOCH  Christina  KOCH
Christina



SKVORTSOV Alexandr SKVORTSOV
Alexandr



PARMITANO Luka PARMITANO
Luka



MORGAN   Andrew MORGAN
Andrew