Technical Research on ISS Russian Segment

Experiment BAR


Development of a procedure to detect the signs of air leakage from ISS modules.


Development of methods for detecting physical signs of the ISS loss of pressure integrity.

Science Hardware Used:

BAR scientific equipment consisting of:

  • Remote infrared thermometer Kelvin-video;
  • Thermohygrometer Iva-6A;
  • Heat-loss anemometer/thermometer TTM-2;
  • Ultrasound analyzer AU-01;
  • Leak detector UT2-03.


  • BAR-RM kit.

Expeted Results:

Obtaining background conditions determining the existence of leaks in the working compartments of the space station, which will help to increase the space flight safety.

Experiment Results:

Returned to Earth is BAR-RM kit with the record of the background characteristics database.