Human Life Research on ISS Russian Segment

Eye Tracking Device Experiment

Experiment Eye Tracking Device is a part of the scientific research program to be conducted by ESA astronaut of the Dutch nationality Andre Kuipers onboard the ISS RS in the frame of DSM Delta Project. The European Space Agency is a customer of the preparation and implementation of the research program.


Study of vestibular-oculomotor orientation in microgravity conditions.


Measurement of eye and head motions by using 3D eye tracking device, recording and storage of received data.

Science Hardware Used:

ETD hardware including:

  • System unit, consisting of a special-Objective computer and built-in power supply;
  • Head unit, light removable measuring unit fastened on the subject head and having information and electrical interfaces with the system unit;
  • ETD accessories kit;
  • Container ETD hard disk.

Experiment Results:

Data recorded on a hard disk which will be returned from the ISS RS in "Container ETD hard disk" kit.