Geophysics research on ISS Russian Segment

Name Expected
Experiments Results
URAGAN Generation of computer-aided data bases on the recorded catastrophic events. Preliminary working out decoding criteria for downlinked images of catastrophes along with their classification.
RELAKSATSIA Investigation of optical phenomena in atmosphere occurring during re-entry of bodies into rarefied upper atmosphere.
MOLNIYA-SM Investigation of lightning discharges in the Earth's atmosphere and lower ionosphere.
VSPLESK Monitoring seismic effects of high-energy particle bursts in near-Earth space.
IMPULS Modification of ionosphere by pulsed plasma sources.
Plasma-Progress Investigation of reflecting characteristics of spacecraft plasma environment with the onboard thrusters operating by the ground observation facility.
Plasma-MKS Study of plasma environment on the ISS external surface by optical radiation characteristics.
Ten'-Mayak Testing of uplink space radio probing method to support preparation of plasma experiment Ten on the ISS RS.
Molniya-Gamma Investigation of the atmospheric gamma-ray bursts and optical radiation in conditions of the thunderstorm activity.
Microsatellite Investigation of physical processes during the atmospheric lightning discharges based on microsatellite (MS) Chibis-M using Progress cargo transport vehicle (CTV).
Radar-Progress Study of reflecting characteristics of plasma nonuniformities by the ground observation equipment, generated in the ionosphere during the onboard engine operation of Progress cargo transport vehicle.
Obstanovka Study in ISS near-surface zone of plasma-wave processes during superlarge spacecraft and ionosphere interaction.

ISS Crew

Hoshide  AkihikoHoshide

leg Novitskiy Novitskiy

Petr Dubrov Dubrov

Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei

Robert Shane

Megan McArthur McArthur