Space biology and biotechnology

Rastenia Experiment


Purpose:

Evidence of a capability of monitoring temperature sensors stability in a space flight by the correction method of their ground calibration characteristics (temperature plateau) of a phase transition of working medium in the cell.

Objectives:

  • Study of the melting and crystallization processes (phase transition) of working medium in the experimental cell.
  • Study of a capability to provide stability of the temperature sensors characteristics in spaceflight conditions using the phase transition phenomenen.
  • Obtaining results required hereinafter during development of a procedure for automatic correction of characteristics of temperature sensors being a part of humidity sensors for root-inhabited media of green-houses to compensate the bias error of temperature sensors during long-term operation in spaceflight conditions.

Science Hardware Used:

  • Set TERMO-LADA consisting of:
    • TK-LADA Module;
    • TK-LADA PU Kit;
  • TK-LADA Module.

Expected Results:

Monitoring both the state of experimental cells with media investigated and provision of thermal contacts by all temperature sensors having an effect on SE results interpretation.

Experiment Results:

TK-LADA Modules with CF-memory cards.

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