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Earth Resources Sensing

Ekon Experiment


Objective:

Determine possibilities to obtain on-line documented information during crew visual-instrument observations by using hand optical devices in a long-duration space flight from the Russian Segment of the International Space Station to assess ecological effects of the industrial activities on the territory of the RF and foreign countries.

Task:

  • Collection of historical video imagery data to assess ecological effects of human industrial activity on the territory of the RF and foreign countries.
  • Acquisition of on-line information in the course of visual and instrument-aided observation by using hand optical devices.

Flight Hardware Used:

  • Digital still camera Nikon D2X (with lens of F=800mm)
  • Laptop IBM ThinkPad A31p

Consumables:

  • Ekon pouch.

Experiment Results:

  • Mini-DV video tapes with a video imagery of experiment objects and voice data.
  • Flash cards with photo imagery of the observed objects.
  • 3.5" floppies with a list of the observed areas.

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