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Human Life Research on ISS Russian Segment

MOP-M Experiment


Experiment MOP-M is included in the program of research activities to be performed by Malaysian angkasawan Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie onboard the ISS Russian Segment in the framework of ANGKASA MSM Project. The experiment is performed under the joint program with ESA.



Objective:

Gain insight in the process of vestibular adaptation by rating motion perception.

Task:

Assessment of the degree of vestibular adaptation to G-transitions by characterizing individual motion perception.

Science Hardware Used:

  • Crew logbook with a set of questionnaires, in which the astronaut should document his motion sensation caused by the head movements and presence or absence of discomfort experienced in the course of his daily activity and associated with the space adaptation syndrome.

Experiment Results:

Information recorded in the crew logbook, which is returned to the ground.