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Science Research on ISS Russian Segment

Program of Utilization Activities and Scientific Experiments for spaceflight participant A. Ansari


On January 27, 2006 Roscosmos and Space Adventures (USA) concluded a contract for a flight of Anoushek Ansari, U.S. citizen to the ISS Russian Segment as a spaceflight participant of the visiting crew 11.
In the course of on-orbit flight on the ISS RS Anoushek Ansari will perform a program of utilization activities and two scientific experiments of the European Space Agency.


List of Activities for Spaceflight Participant A.Ansari onboard the ISS RS

Brief Description
1.
Participation in three real-time TV bridges MCC - ISS RS – MCC.
2.
Performance of amateur radio communication sessions.
3.
Photo and video survey onboard the ISS RS for educational purposes.
4.
Demonstration of symbolic items onboard the ISS RS.
5.
Performance of ESA experiments: SAMPLE and MUSCLE.

In accordance with the Contract for VC-11 flight participant the following user resources were allocated:

CARGO TRAFFIC

Delivery of cargo items (including personal items) to the ISS RS

up to 15 kg

Return of cargo items

up to 5 kg

POWER CONSUMPTION
Total power consumed
up to 100 W
CREW TIME
ISS flight engineer (V. Tyurin)
up to 5 h

The cargo traffic to support the VC-11 spaceflight participant mission is implemented using transport vehicles Soyuz TMA-9 (delivery to the ISS RS) and Soyuz TMA-8 (return).

ISS Crew


OVCHININ Alexey OVCHININ
Alexey



HAGUE  Nick HAGUE
Nick



KOCH  Christina  KOCH
Christina