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Human Life Research on ISS Russian Segment

CARDIOCOG-2 Experiment


CARDIOCOG-2 experiment is a part of the science research program to be performed aboard the ISS RS by Pedro Duque, ESA astronaut of Spanish nationality in the frame of the CERVANTES Project and continued CARDIOCOG experiment performed under the ODISSEA Project. The European Space Agency is a customer for the preparation and implementation of the scientific program.



Objective:

Study of regulation of blood pressure and heart beat rate, as well as investigation of physiological reactions when performing cognitive tests.

Tasks:

  • Investigation of effects of microgravity on the cardiovascular system and interactions between the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
  • Investigation of alterations of cognitive system and stress reactions caused by spaceflight conditions

Science Hardware Used:

  • Cardioscience Kit.

Flight Hardware Used:

  • Potable computer table;
  • Sphygmomanometer Tensoplus.

Support Items:

  • Experiment control unit;
  • Power unit with cables;
  • Camcorder SONY DSR PD-150P.

Consumables:

  • Kit "Return of Hard Discs".

Experiment Results:

Information on cardiovascular system (electrocardiogram, arterial pressure, respiration rate) recorded on a hard disc, PCMCIA card (backup copy) and flight log sheets, and record of experiment run on mini DV videotapes.

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