Educational & Humanitarian projects on ISS Russian Segment

Great Start Experiment

Planeta Koroleva

Korolevs Planet web site provides information support for the experiment The Great Start


Research and educational demonstration of the achievements of national manned cosmonautics in honour of the 50-th anniversary of the first man-in-space flight.


Conduct of measures onboard the ISS RS which popularize the onset of space industrialization era, namely:

  • Reporting on the investigations made on the ISS RS with regard to monitoring of natural environment, disastrous phenomena using photo, video-equipment and photospectral system to demonstrate the possibilities of using the space flight results in the economic activity.
  • Educational reporting which elucidates the features of the space experiments conduct onboard the station (the ISS inertia tensor, etc.) and ways of the ISS attitude hold, on the attitude sensors and devices defining a space position of science devices, on deformation of the station hull, magnetic measurements, as well as microgravity disturbances onboard the station.
  • Two reports from the ISS devoted to the review of responses of the questionnaires delivered onboard the station for all those who wish to express their attitude to the greatest event - the first manned spaceflight and also to the manned flights as a whole.

Flight Equipment Used:

Photo- and video recording equipment.

Experiment Results:

Records of the ISS video reports.

ISS Crew

Shannon Walker WALKER

leg Novitskiy Novitskiy

Petr Dubrov Dubrov

Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei

Michael Hopkins Hopkins

Victor Glover Glover

Soichi Noguchi Noguchi